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Preptotheria

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Preptotheria is a superorder of placental mammals proposed by McKenna & Bell in their classification of mammals

Contents

  • 1 Classification
    • 11 Cohort Placentalia
      • 111 Magnorder Xenarthra
      • 112 Magnorder Epitheria
    • 12 Cohort Placentalia
      • 121 Superorder Xenarthra
      • 122 Magnorder Epitheria or Preptotheria
  • 2 References

Classification

According to McKenna/Bell:

Cohort Placentalia

Magnorder Xenarthra

  • Order Cingulata
  • Order Pilosa: Sloths and anteaters

Magnorder Epitheria

  • Superorder †Leptictida
  • Superorder Preptotheria
    • Grandorder Anagalida
      • Mirorder Macroscelidea
      • Mirorder Duplicidentata
        • Order †Mimotonida
        • Order Lagomorpha
      • Mirorder Simplicidentata
        • Order †Mixodontia
        • Order Rodentia
    • Grandorder Ferae
      • Order Cimolesta including Pholidota
      • Order †Creodonta
      • Order Carnivora
    • Grandorder Lipotyphla
      • Order Chrysochloridea
      • Order Erinaceomorpha
      • Order Soricomorpha
    • Grandorder Archonta
      • Order Chiroptera
      • Order Primates including Dermoptera as family Galeopithecidae
      • Order Scandentia
    • Grandorder Ungulata
      • Order Tubulidentata
      • Order Dinocerata
      • Mirorder Eparctocyona
        • Order †Procreodi
        • Order †Condylarthra
        • Order †Arctostylopida
        • Order Cete
        • Order Artiodactyla
      • Mirorder †Meridiungulata
        • Order Litopterna
        • Order Notoungulata
        • Order Astrapotheria
        • Order Xenungulata
        • Order Pyrotheria
      • Mirorder Altungulata
        • Order Perissodactyla
        • Order Uranotheria or Paenungulata

Alternative classification, with no extinct groups shown:

Cohort Placentalia

Superorder Xenarthra

  • Order Pilosa
  • Order Cingulata

Magnorder Epitheria or Preptotheria

  • Superorder Afrotheria
    • Grandorder Afroinsectiphilia
      • Order Afrosoricida
      • Order Macroscelidea
      • Order Tubulidentata
    • Grandorder Paenungulata
      • Order Hyracoidea
      • Mirorder Tethytheria
        • Order Proboscidea
        • Order Sirenia
  • Superorder Euarchontoglires
    • Grandorder Glires
      • Mirorder Duplicidentata
        • Order Lagomorpha
      • Mirorder Simplicidentata
        • Order Rodentia
    • Grandorder Euarchonta
      • Mirorder Sundatheria
        • Order Dermoptera included in Primates according to McKenna & Bell
        • Order Scandentia
      • Mirorder Primatomorpha
        • Order Primates
  • Superorder Laurasiatheria
    • Order Eulipotyphla subsumes Erinaceomorpha and Soricomorpha
    • Order Chiroptera
    • Grandorder Ferae
      • Order Pholidota
      • Order Carnivora
    • Grandorder Euungulata
      • Order Perissodactyla
      • Order Cetartiodactyla subsumes Artiodactyla and Cetacea

References

  1. ^ Malcolm C McKenna & Susan K Bell 1997 Classification of mammals above the species level Columbia University Press ISBN 978-0-231-11013-6 

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