What is another word for Subclass Eutheria?

18 synonyms found


[ sˈʌbklas juːθˈi͡əɹɪə], [ sˈʌbklas juːθˈi‍əɹɪə], [ s_ˈʌ_b_k_l_a_s j_uː_θ_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ə]

The term "Subclass Eutheria" represents a crucial group of mammals that includes placental animals. Synonyms for this subclass are "Euarchontoglires" and "Boreoeutheria." The word "Euarchontoglires" is derived from two Greek words, 'eu' meaning true and 'archon' meaning rulers, while the word 'glires' mean rodents and lagomorphs. This name implies that these animals are the true rulers of mammals. The word "Boreoeutheria" is derived from "Boreas," the Greek god of the North Wind, and the name Eutheria. It refers to the fact that these animals inhabit the northern hemisphere. Regardless of the term, the subclass Eutheria comprises an extensive range of mammals that have dominated the vertebrate fauna since the extinction of dinosaurs 65 million years ago.

Related words: mammal subclass eutheria,

Eutheria animals,

Subclass mammals,

Mammal taxonomy,

Subclass of mammals,

Mammal classifications,

Eutheria classification

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The term Eutheria was first coined by the Russian naturalist and scientist, Ivan Sakhno in 1841. The Eutheria is a large and diverse group of animals that includes the mammals, birds, and reptiles. Eutheria is unlike any other phylum, or class, of animals. Phylogenetically, Eutheria is the most recent phylum of animals to branch off from the larger plant kingdom. The Eutheria also hold some unique evolutionary characteristics. For example, all Eutheria have a four-chamber heart, which allows them to better tolerate periods of low oxygen levels.

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