Eutheria


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Eu·the·ri·a

(yū-thē'rē-ă),
A subclass of mammals, excluding monotremes and marsupials, having a placenta through which the young are nourished.
[eu- + G. thērion, animal]

Eutheria

(ū-thēr′ē-ă)
A subclass of mammals with a true placenta.
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Because this paper discusses consequences of the different reproductive strategies, it is only applicable to extant taxa, and no inferences can be made on the condition of animals classified as Theria, Metatheria, or Eutheria and known only in the fossil record.
Os Edentatas (Xenarthra) sao animais tipicos da America do Sul, sendo os mais primitivos da subclasse Eutheria.
En este contexto, el ingreso de los mas primitivos Eutheria, los Mioclaenidae Kollpaniinae, y la temprana radiacion de los Didolodontidae, presupone un cambio drastico, respecto de las comunidades de mamiferos mesozoicos.
En este volumen las especies tratadas son las pertenecientes a Monotremata, los siete Ordenes de Marsupialia y todos los Ordenes de Eutheria excepto Rodentia, que ocupa el segundo volumen (1399 pp.