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class

mammals
Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  superclassis Tetrapoda - four-limbed vertebrates

Images

Tragelaphus angasii - Lowland Nyala

Tragelaphus angasii - Lowland Nyala

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Equus zebra hartmannae - Hartmann's Zebra

Equus zebra hartmannae - Hartmann's Zebra

Author: Michal Mudra

Apodemus flavicollis - Yellow-necked Field Mouse

Apodemus flavicollis - Yellow-necked Field Mouse

Author: Miloš Anděra

Functions restricted to taxon Mammalia

Important groups

Platypoda - monotremes, Tachyglossa, Metatheria - Marsupials, Soricomorpha, Carnivora - carnivores, Erinaceomorpha - insectivores, Primates - primates, Lagomorpha - lagomorphs, Rodentia - rodents, Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates, Perissodactyla - odd-toed ungulates, Chiroptera - bats, Xenarthra, Macroscelididae - elephant shrews, Tubulidentata - aardvarks, Hyracoidea - hyraxes, Sirenia - dugongs and manatees, Proboscidea - elephants
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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subclass Prototheria Gill, 1872
subclass Theria Parker & Haswell, 1897
Triassic: Upper Triassic – recent

Fossil taxa

subclass Allotheria Marsh, 1880
Triassic: Upper Triassic – Tertiary: Upper Eocene
superorder Dryolestoidea Butler, 1939 inc.sed.
order Docodonta Kretzoi, 1946 inc.sed.
Jurassic: Middle Jurassic – Upper Jurassic
order Peramura McKenna, 1975 inc.sed.
genus Adelobasilus Lucas & Hunt, 1990 inc.sed.
genus Tikitherium Datta, 2005 inc.sed.

Links and literature


Data source info

Bryl M., Matyáštík T.: Savci (Mammalia)
[online 2004]

Boudet Ch.: Planet mammifères
[Data retrieved on: 20 January 2007]

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon