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Taxon: Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758 (vertebrate)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata

Current position

Eucynodontia ([unranked]) Kemp, 1982 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 290. [inferred rank]

Alternative positions

Mammaliaformes (Clade) Rowe 1988 [Rowe 1988] Ref: T. Rowe, 1988: 250. [new position]

Subsequent positions

Mammaliaformes (Clade) Rowe 1988 [Rowe 1988] Ref: T. Rowe, 1988: 250

Historical positions

Synapsida ([unranked]) Osborn, 1903 Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 467. [rough position]
Tetrapoda ([unranked]) Goodrich, 1930 Ref: N. Iwabe et al., 2005: fig. 1c. [indirect]
Mammaliaformes (Clade) Rowe 1988 [Rowe 1988] Ref: T. Rowe, 1988: 251-255, figs. 3, 4. [new position]

Defined by the most recent common ancestor (and all its descendants) of

Monotremata ([unranked]) Ref: T. Rowe, 1988: 247
Theria ([unranked]) Ref: T. Rowe, 1988: 247

Included, by definition, in node-based clade

Mammaliaformes (Clade) Rowe 1988 [Rowe 1988] Ref: T. Rowe, 1988: 250
Mammaliamorpha (Clade) Rowe 1988 [Rowe 1988] Ref: T. Rowe, 1988: 249
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