class Mammalia


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Related to class Mammalia: class Aves
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Noun1.class Mammalia - warm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the femaleclass Mammalia - warm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the female
young mammal - any immature mammal
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
mammal, mammalian - any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
Prototheria, subclass Prototheria - echidnas; platypus
Pantotheria, subclass Pantotheria - generalized extinct mammals widespread during the Jurassic; commonly conceded to be ancestral to marsupial and placental mammals
Metatheria, subclass Metatheria - pouched animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
Ungulata - in former classifications a major division of Mammalia comprising all hoofed mammals; now divided into the orders Perissodactyla (odd-toed ungulates) and Artiodactyla (even-toed ungulates)
Unguiculata - in former classifications a major division of Mammalia comprising mammals with nails or claws; distinguished from hoofed mammals and cetaceans
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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A survey of intraspecific predation within the class Mammalia.
Baluchitherium, extinct primitive rhinoceros belonging to the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebra, class Mammalia, order Perissodactyla, family Rhinocerotidae and genus Baluchitherium of the Oligocene (about 20 to 30 million years ago) age.
Procyon cancrivorus (crab-eating raccoon) belongs to the phylum Chordata, class Mammalia, order Carnivora, and grouped in the Procyonidae family.
Barking deer also known as Indian Muntjac (Muntiacus muntjac), is a small deer of the genus Muntiacus belonging to Cervidae family in order Artiodactyla of class Mammalia.
Listriodon is an extinct genus of the class Mammalia, order Artiodactyla and family Suidae.