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Noun1.Metatheria - pouched animalsMetatheria - pouched animals      
class Mammalia, Mammalia - warm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the female
Marsupialia, order Marsupialia - coextensive with the subclass Metatheria
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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It is because of the fact that the strata is younger in age than the upper Miocene (Colbert, 1935), and the proto- and metatheres are absent from Asian Tertiary (Beaufort, 1951; Darlington, 1957; Romer, 1974).