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Family Ornithorhynchidae Gray 1825 (platypus)

Osteichthyes - Monotremata

PaleoDB taxon number: 39738

Parent taxon: Monotremata according to T. Rowe et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Echidnidae, Kollikodontidae, Kryoryctes, Platypoda, Steropodontidae, Tachyglossa, Tachyglossidae

Subtaxa: Monotrematum, Obdurodon, Ornithorhynchus, Steropodon, Teinolophos

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore-herbivore