Docodonta

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Docodonta

[‚däk·ə′dän·tə]
(paleontology)
A primitive order of Jurassic mammals of North America and England.
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An alternative hypothesis on the origin of docodont molar teeth.
A Highly derived docodont from the Patagonian Late Cretaceous: evolutionary implications for Gondwanan mammals.
Ossified turbinates are actually preserved in the Late Jurassic docodont Haldanodon (Lillegraven and Krusat 1991).
It's the oldest known tree dweller among docodonts, ancient kin of today's mammals.