Eutheria


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Noun1.Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
class Mammalia, Mammalia - warm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the female
eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal - mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
Insectivora, order Insectivora - shrews; moles; hedgehogs; tenrecs
Cetacea, order Cetacea - an order of Eutheria
order Sirenia, Sirenia - an animal order including: manatees; dugongs; Steller's sea cow
Carnivora, order Carnivora - cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia
Fissipedia - in some classifications considered a suborder of Carnivora
order Tubulidentata, Tubulidentata - an order of Eutheria
Chiroptera, order Chiroptera - an old order dating to early Eocene: bats: suborder Megachiroptera (fruit bats); suborder Microchiroptera (insectivorous bats)
Lagomorpha, order Lagomorpha - rabbits; hares; pikas; formerly considered the suborder Duplicidentata of the order Rodentia
order Rodentia, Rodentia - small gnawing animals: porcupines; rats; mice; squirrels; marmots; beavers; gophers; voles; hamsters; guinea pigs; agoutis
Hyracoidea, order Hyracoidea - hyraxes and some extinct animals
order Perissodactyla, Perissodactyla - nonruminant ungulates: horses; tapirs; rhinoceros; extinct forms
Artiodactyla, order Artiodactyla - an order of hooved mammals of the subclass Eutheria (including pigs and peccaries and hippopotami and members of the suborder Ruminantia) having an even number of functional toes
Edentata, order Edentata - order of mammals having few or no teeth including: New World anteaters; sloths; armadillos
order Pholidota, Pholidota - pangolins; in some former classifications included in the order Edentata
order Primates, Primates - an animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings
order Scandentia, Scandentia - a small order comprising only the tree shrews: in some classifications tree shrews are considered either primates (and included in the suborder Prosimii) or true insectivores (and included in the order Insectivora)
Dermoptera, order Dermoptera - flying lemurs
order Proboscidea, Proboscidea - an order of animals including elephants and mammoths
Ailuropodidae, family Ailuropodidae - in some classifications considered the family comprising the giant pandas
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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However, current views give considerable support for recognizing three separate groups of living mammals, the basal lineage represents the Monotremata in Prototheria, and the derived sister groups are the marsupials in Metatheria and the placentals in Eutheria.
The formation of placenta has bestowed a special status to the animals to develop a separate class known as eutheria.
2009): The eutherian mammal Maelestes gobiensis from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia and the phylogeny of Cretaceous Eutheria.
Sin embargo, su origen y relaciones con los restantes Eutheria siguen siendo objeto de un debate aun no resuelto desde un punto de vista anatomico, paleontologico y molecular.
The other subclass of mammals Theria includes two infraclasses: Eutheria and Metatheria.