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Flashcards in Taxonomy Deck (43):
1

Which is the only species in microbiotheria?

Monito del monte

2

2 groups of Monotremes?

Platypus and Echidna

2

Which animals are in cigngulata?

Armadillos

3

Which animals are in the afrosoricida?

Tenrecs, otter shrews, garden moles and elephant shrew

3

Which animals are in rodentia?

Squirrels, mice, cavys

4

Which animals are in didprotodontia?

Wombats, koalas, possums and kangaroos

5

Which animals are in dasyuromorphia?

Tasmanian devil, quoll, numbat

6

Which animals are in pilosa?

Anteaters and sloth

7

How many species are there in the monotremes?

5

8

Which orders are in the clade Paenugulata?

Proboscideans Sirenia Hyracoidea

9

Which 2 orders are in Xenarthra?

Cigngulata Pilosa

9

Which clades are in carnivora?

Feliformia Carniformia Pinnipedia

10

Which animals are in cetecea?

Toothed and baleen whales

11

What is the only species in tubulidentata?

Aardvark

12

How many orders of mammals are there?

29

13

What are 5F's of cetecea?

Fusiform Flippers Fin Fluke Fat

14

Which animals are in soricomorpha?

Shrews, moles

16

Which order do most mammals fall into?

Rodents and bats

17

Which animals are in the proboscideans?

Elephants

18

Which animal is in notoryctemorphia?

Marsupial moles

19

How many orders are there in Eutheria?

21

20

Which orders are in the eurachontoglires?

Dermoptera Scandentia Primates Rodentia Lagomorpha

21

What are the 4 clades of Eutheria?

Afrotheria Xenarthra Euarchontoglires Laurasiatheria

22

What is the clade with Afrotheria?

Paenugulata

22

Which animals are in lagomorpha?

Pikas, rabbits

23

7 orders of marsupials?

Didephimorphia Paucituberculata Microbiotheria Dasyuromophia Peramelemorphia Notoryctemoprhia Diprotodontia

24

Which animal is in didelphimorphia?

Opossums

25

Which animals are in perissodactyla?

Horses, rhinos and tapirs

26

Which animals are in erinaceomorpha?

Hedgehogs and moon rats

27

Which orders are in the laurasiatheria?

Erinaceomorpha Soricomorpha Chiroptera Pholidota Carnivora Perissodactyla Artidactyla Cetecea

29

Which animal is in paucituberculata?

Shrew possums

31

Which animals are in peramelemorphia?

Bandicoots and bilby

32

Which animals are pholidota?

Pangolins

33

Which animals are in artidactyla?

Pigs, camels, deer, giraffes, cattle

35

What animals are in the sirenia?

Manatees and dungong

36

What are some characteristics of primates?

Grasping, shortened muzzle, larger brain

37

How many orders are there in the marsupials?

7

38

Which mammal species are in their own clade?

Monito del monte Aardvark

39

Which animals are in Chiroptera?

Bats

40

Which animals are in dermoptera?

Flying lemurs

41

Which animals are in scandentia?

Tree shrews

42

What animals are in hyracoidea?

Hyrax

43

What are the 3 living lineages of mammals?

Monotremes, Metatheria, Eutheria