Paenungulata


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Paenungulata

[pēn‚əŋ·gyə′läd·ə]
(vertebrate zoology)
A superorder of mammals, including proboscideans, xenungulates, and others.
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Contributors discuss George Gaylord Simpson and the history of paleomammalogy, anatomical evidence for superordinal/ordinal eutherian taxa in the cretaceous, molecular evidence for major placental clades, insectivoran-grade placentals, and characteristics of macroscelidea & tubulidentata, paenungulata, xenarthra & pholidota, euarchonta, glires, chiroptera, carnivora, perissodactyla, artiodactyla, and cetacea.
On the phylogenetic relationships among Paenungulata and within Elephantidae as demonstrated by immunological and osteological evidence.