Diprotodontia

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Diprotodontia[1]
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A diprotodont, the agile wallaby (Macropus agilis)
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Infracless: Marsupialia
Superorder: Australidelphia
Order: Diprotodontia
Owen, 1866
Suborders

Vombatiformes
Phalangeriformes
Macropodiformes

The Diprotodontia (/dˌprtˈdɒnʃə/; Greek: διπρωτός diprotos, meanin "twa front" an οδοντος odontos meanin "teeth") are a lairge order o aboot 120 marsupial mammals includin the kangaroos, wallabies, possums, koala, wombats, an mony ithers. Extinct diprotodonts include the rhinoceros-sized Diprotodon, an Thylacoleo, the sae-cried "marsupial lion".

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 43–70. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.