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Order Monotremata Bonaparte 1838 (monotreme)

Mammalia - Australosphenida

PaleoDB taxon number: 39737

Alternative spelling: Monotremati

Parent taxon: Australosphenida according to Z.-X. Luo et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Acrotheria, Allotheria, Ameghinichnidae, Amphidontidae, Apotheria, Arrhinolemuroidea, Atlasodon, Bellua, Bondesiidae, Bunotheria, Cimolomidae, Diplocynodontidae, Dipodiscidae, Dipriodontidae, Ditremata, Docodonta, Eopentapodiscidae, Eotetrapodiscus, Eotheria, Erecta, Eubradys, Eutriconodonta, Eutrochodon, Ferugliotheriidae, Florentinoameghinia, Fruitafossor, Gobiotheriodon, Hakusanodon, Helioseus, Heterolophodon, Holotheria, Holotheria, Hypotheria, Hypsiprymnopsis, Jeholodentidae, Juchilestes, Kuehneotheriidae, Likhoeletherium, Lophiodolodus, Lufengoconodon, Malutitetrapodiscus, Malutitetrasauropodiscus, Mesotheria, Microderson, Miotheria, Molapopentapodiscus, Morganucodonta, Necrolestidae, Notoungulata, Ovovivipara, Pachydermata, Pansirenia, Paraeopentapodiscidae, Plagiocoelus, Pleurodon, Polyprotodonta, Prensiculantia, Promammalia, Ptolemaiida, Radinskya, Sarcobora, Schadipes, Sederipes, Simioidea, Solipedia, Sororyctidae, Subungulata, Thereuodontidae, Theriamorpha, Tikitherium, Tribosphenida, Tricorynopus, Tricuspes, Trilobodon, Vincelestes, Volaticotheria, Wanotherium, Yinotheria, Ausktribosphenida, Henosferidae, Ambondro, Ausktribosphenos, Bishops, Picunia nitida

Subtaxa: Agathodonta, Cacodonta, Kollikodontidae, Kryoryctes, Ornithorhynchidae, Platypoda, Spondilocoelia, Steropodontidae, Tachyglossa, Tachyglossidae

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore