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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Still, the Class Mammalia is a realistic division and it is worthy of attention, in and of itself.
The taxa considered are the class Mammalia and the orders Chiroptera, Rodentia and Carnivora.
Class Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758 Order Carnivora Bowdich, 1821 Family Felidae Gray, 1821 Subfamily Pantherinae Pockock, 1917 Genus Panthera Oken, 1816 Panthera leo atrox Leidy, 1853