Class (biology)

the class is a hierarchical stage of biological systematics. It further divided in over class and subclass. Sometimes additionally the term Infraklasse is used, if a Taxon between subclass and putting above is necessary.

A class standsbetween trunk and order.

With the vertebrate animals there are the following classes:

the position of Chimären, dinosaurs and Pterosauriern as own class or members of the classes of cartilage fish and/or reptiles is stillnot finally clarified.

Between the class and the over class in systematics still the row is placed.


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