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Mammalia - Peramura - Peramuridae
It was assigned to Eupantotheria by Kraus (1979) and Carroll (1988); to Peramura by Canudo and Cuenca-Bescós (1996) and Sigogneau-Russell (1999); to Peramura by Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004); and to Peramura by Davis (2012).
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|B. M. Davis 2012||Differ 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).|