paleomammalogy


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paleomammalogy, palaeomammalogy

the branch of zoology that studies the mammals of past geologic ages.
See also: Zoology
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Noun1.paleomammalogy - the paleobiology of ancient mammals
palaeozoology, paleozoology - the study of fossil animals
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Contributors discuss George Gaylord Simpson and the history of paleomammalogy, anatomical evidence for superordinal/ordinal eutherian taxa in the cretaceous, molecular evidence for major placental clades, insectivoran-grade placentals, and characteristics of macroscelidea & tubulidentata, paenungulata, xenarthra & pholidota, euarchonta, glires, chiroptera, carnivora, perissodactyla, artiodactyla, and cetacea.