Eucynodontia

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Eucynodontia
Temporal range: Early Triassic - Early Cretaceous (non-mammalian)
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Cynognathus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Order: Therapsida
Suborder: Cynodontia
Clade: Epicynodontia
Infraorder: Eucynodontia
Kemp, 1982
Subgroups

Cynognathia
Probainognathia

Eucynodontia ("true dog teeth") is a clade of cynodont therapsids including mammals and most non-mammalian cynodonts. The oldest eucynodonts are known from the Early Triassic and possibly Late Permian. Eucynodontia includes two major subgroups, Cynognathia and Probainognathia.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rubidge, B.S.; Sidor, C.A. (2001). "Evolutionary patterns among Permo-Triassic therapsids". Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 32: 449–480. doi:10.1146/annurev.ecolsys.32.081501.114113.