Definition of Subclass eutheria
1. Noun. All mammals except monotremes and marsupials.
Group relationships: Class Mammalia, Mammalia
Member holonyms: Eutherian, Eutherian Mammal, Placental, Placental Mammal, Insectivora, Order Insectivora, Cetacea, Order Cetacea, Order Sirenia, Sirenia, Carnivora, Order Carnivora, Fissipedia, Order Tubulidentata, Tubulidentata, Chiroptera, Order Chiroptera, Lagomorpha, Order Lagomorpha, Order Rodentia, Rodentia, Hyracoidea, Order Hyracoidea, Order Perissodactyla, Perissodactyla, Artiodactyla, Order Artiodactyla, Edentata, Order Edentata, Order Pholidota, Pholidota, Order Primates, Primates, Order Scandentia, Scandentia, Dermoptera, Order Dermoptera, Order Proboscidea, Proboscidea, Ailuropodidae, Family Ailuropodidae
Generic synonyms: Class
Derivative terms: Eutherian
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Literary usage of Subclass eutheria
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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Cope in 1889, while retaining the subclass Prototheria for the monotremes, placed the entire remainder of the class in the subclass Eutheria. ..."
2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Cope in 1889, white retaining the subclass Prototheria for the monotremes, placed the entire remainder of the class in the subclass Eutheria. ..."
3. Studies in Comparative Odontology by Arthur Swayne Underwood (1903)
"CHAPTER X EUTHERIA THE remaining groups of animals which we have to consider all belong to the subclass Eutheria, the distinguishing feature of which is ..."
4. Principles of Animal Biology by Aaron Franklin Shull, George Roger Larue, Alexander Grant Ruthven (1920)
"Subclass EUTHERIA. Viviparous mammals. True mammals. Invertebrate Groups of Uncertain Position Certain groups of invertebrates have not been assigned a ..."
5. The New International Encyclopaedia by Herbert Treadwell Wade (1922)
"The term "Metatheria" is now retained by several authors as the designation of a section of the subclass Eutheria embracing the marsupials. ..."