Preptotheria

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Preptotheria
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European Rabbit
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Theriiformes
Infraclass: Eutheria
Magnorder: Epitheria
Superorder: Preptotheria
McKenna, 1975

Preptotheria is a superorder of placental mammals proposed by McKenna & Bell in their classification of mammals.[1]

Classification[edit]

According to McKenna/Bell:

Cohort Placentalia[edit]

Magnorder Xenarthra[edit]

Magnorder Epitheria[edit]

Alternative classification, with no extinct groups shown:

Cohort Placentalia[edit]

Superorder Xenarthra[edit]

Magnorder Epitheria or Preptotheria[edit]

References[edit]

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