Ornithorhynchidae

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Monotremata

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Informal group: Pelycosauria
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Prototheria
Ordo: Monotremata

Familia: Ornithorhynchidae
Genera (1 + 4†): Ornithorhynchus – †Monotrematum – †Obdurodon – †Steropodon – †Teinolophos

Name[edit]

  • Ornithorhynchidae Gray, 1825

Synonyms[edit]

  • Steropodontidae Flannery et al., 1995
    • Authority for current placement: Rowe et al., 2008: 1241, fig. 5 (by implication, Steropodon is placed within the clade labelled Ornithorhynchidae, consistently with the text discussion and conclusions)

References[edit]

  • Ann. Philos., n.s., 10: 343.
  • Flannery, T.F.; Archer, M.; Rich, T.H.; Jones, R. 1995: A new family of monotremes from the Cretaceous of Australia. Nature, 377: 418-420. doi: 10.1038/377418a0
  • Rowe, T.; Rich, T.H.; Vickers-Rich, P.; Springer, M.; Woodburne, M.O. 2008: The oldest platypus and its bearing on divergence timing of the platypus and echidna clades. PNAS, 105(4): 1238-1242. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0706385105

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Schnabeltier
eesti: Nokkloomlased
Ελληνικά: Ορνιθορρυγχίδες
español: Ornitorrincos
македонски: Клунари
日本語: カモノハシ科
polski: Dziobakowate
русский: Утконосы
українська: Качкодзьобові


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