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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While the Lutrinae subfamily of the Mustelidae family in the Carnivora order of class Mammalia is represented by 6 genera and 13 species all over the world (Wilson and Reeder 2005), it is represented by the one species, Lutra lutra, in Turkey (Kurtonur et al.
They are rodents belonging to the class Mammalia, Order Rodentia (Cooper & Schiller, 1975) and they are reared for purposes such as research, food and companionship (Valim et al., 2004).
Yet even though milk is (or was) produced by all 6,495 members of the class Mammalia, scientists rarely study the substance except when it comes from cows, goats and humans.
He belongs to class Mammalia, phylum Chordata, the highest rank in the animal kingdom.
A survey of intraspecific predation within the class Mammalia. Mammal Rev., 14:187-198.
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.