Definition of Order Monotremata

1. Noun. Coextensive with the subclass Prototheria.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Monotremata

order Lichenales
order Liliales
order Lobata
order Loricata
order Lycoperdales
order Lycopodiales
order Lyginopteridales
order Madreporaria
order Mallophaga
order Malvales
order Marattiales
order Marchantiales
order Marsupialia
order Mecoptera
order Moniliales
order Monotremata (current term)
order Mucorales
order Musales
order Myaceae
order Mycelia Sterilia
order Mycoplasmatales
order Mycrosporidia
order Myricales
order Myrtales
order Mysidacea
order Myxobacterales
order Myxobacteria
order Myxobacteriales
order Myxosporidia
order Naiadales

Literary usage of Order Monotremata

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Histological Series Contained by John Quekett (1855)
"Order MONOTREMATA. Bd 1. A transverse section of the radius of an Ornithorhynchus, O. paradoxus ; it exhibits numerous Haversian canals of small size, ..."

2. The Cat: An Introduction to the Study of Backboned Animals, Especially Mammals by St. George Jackson Mivart (1900)
"These various orders of the class Mammalia are grouped together into three sub-classes as follows :— The order Monotremata is an order so exceedingly ..."

3. Natural History of the World: With Anecdotes Illustrating the Nature, Habits edited by Alfred Henry Miles (1895)
"... with one stroke of which he will rip the dog open and let his entrails out. ORDER XIII. The order Monotremata includes two fami- Monotremata. lies, ..."

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