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Peramuridae

Mammalia - Peramura - Peramuridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1946Peramuridae Kretzoi
1979Peramuridae Kraus p. 164
1988Peramuridae Carroll
1996Peramuridae Canudo and Cuenca-Bescós p. 222
1999Peramuridae Sigogneau-Russell p. 95
2004Peramuridae Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 380, 402
2012Peramuridae Davis p. 792

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Zatheria
orderPeramura()
familyPeramuridaeKretzoi 1946
familyPeramuridaeKretzoi 1946

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
B. M. Davis 2012Differ from stem zatherians and dryolestoids in distal placement of mandibular foramen, presence of a separate hypoconulid on the m2 (variably present on other molars) and in lingual position of metacone with development of wear facet 4 (sensu Crompton 1971) on upper molars; differ from groups other than paurodontids in parallel dorsal and ventral margins of dentary; differ from all taxa (with the possible exception of Ornithorhynchus) in the presence of a very large masseteric foramen that joins the mandibular canal distal to or below the molar series (see Discussion).