Cladotheria

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Cladotherians
Temporal range: Middle Jurassic - Holocene, 165–0Ma
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Kangaroo with her joey
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Superlegion: Trechnotheria
Legion: Cladotheria
McKenna, 1975
Subgroups

Cladotheria is a group (legion) of mammals that is defined as including the ancestor of Dryolestoidea, Peramuridae and Zatheria (living Therians plus all of its descendants).

Further reading[edit]

Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska, Richard L. Cifelli, and Zhe-Xi Luo, Mammals from the Age of Dinosaurs: Origins, Evolution, and Structure (New York: Columbia University Press, 2004), 14, 531.

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