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PanicMain Groups Of Non-Therian Mammals

  Main Groups of Placental Mammals  

 

    Eutheria
        Placentaria
            Edentata
                Xenarthra
            EpitheriaAsioryctitheria
                Preptotheria
                    LeptictidaLeptictida [paraphyletic]
                        †Palaeanodonta [paraphyletic]
                        Pholidota (pangolins; muurahaiskävyt)
                    Anagalida (talttahampaiset; rodent-like mammals)
                        Macroscelidea (norsupäästäiset; elephant-shrews)
                        †Anagaloidea
                        GliresMimotonida [paraphyletic]
                            Lagomorpha (jäniseläimet; lagomorphs i.e. rabbits, hares, pikas, etc.)
                            Rodentia (jyrsijät; rodents i.e. mice, rats, guineapigs, etc.)
                    Archonta (kädellistensukuiset nisäkkäät; primate-like mammals)
                        Scandentia (puupäästäiset; treeshrews)
                        Chiroptera (bats; lepakot)
                        Dermoptera (kaguaanit)
                        †Plesiadapiformes
                        Primates (kädelliset; primates, i.e. monkeys, apes etc.)
                    Insectivora
                        Lipotyphla (nykyhyönteissyöjät; modern insectivores, i.e. shrews, moles, hedgehogs)
                    Ferae (petoeläintensukuiset nisäkkäät; carnivore-like mammals)
                        †Cimolesta [most probably a polyphyletic wastebasket taxon]
                        †Creodonta (kreodontit, creodonts)
                        Carnivora (petoeläimet; carnivores, i.e. dogs, cats, bears, weasels, seals, etc.)
                    Ungulata (kaviolliset nisäkkäät; hoofed mammals)
                        Tubulidentata (aardwarks; putkihampaiset, maasiat)
                        †DinocerataProcreodiCondylarthaPanameriungulataArctostylopidaMesonychia (mesonykit; mesonychians)
                        Cetacea (valaat; whales, dolphins, porpoises, etc.)
                        Artiodactyla (sorkkaeläimet; even-toed ungulates, i.e., deers, cows, pigs, etc.)
                        †Phenacodonta [paraphyletic asseblage of basal or near-perissodactyls]
                        Perissodactyla (kavioeläimet l. hevoseläimet; odd-toed ungulates, i.e. horses, tapirs & rhinos)
                        †Embrithopoda
                        Hyracoidea (tamaanit; hyraxies)
                        Sirenia (seireenieläimet; sirenians, seacows)
                        †Desmostylia
                        Proboscidea (norsueläimet; proboscideans, elephants)
                        †XenungulataAstrapotheriaLitopternaNotoungulata

Reference(s):

Burkitt, J. H., 1995: Mammals: A world listing of living and extinct species.
–iNet: (List not Available, looking for new link)

Carroll, R. L., 1988: Vertebrate paleontology and evolution.
–W. H. Freeman and company, New York, 1988, 698

Carroll, R. L., 1988: Appendix. 594-648
in Carroll, R. L., 1988: Vertebrate paleontology and evolution.
–W. H. Freeman and company, New York, 1988, 698

McKenna, M. C. & Bell, S. K., (eds.) 1997: Classification of mammals – above the species level.
–Columbia University Press, New York, 1997, xii-631

Nowak, R. M., 1991: Walker's Mammals of the World; Part 1.
–The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London, 1991, xlviii-642-lxiii

Nowak, R. M., 1991: Walker's mammals of the World; Part 2.
–The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London, 1991, xii-643-1629

 

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