List of prehistoric mammals

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This is an incomplete list of prehistoric mammals. It does not include extant mammals or recently extinct mammals. For extinct primate species, see: list of fossil primates.

Contents

Mammaliaformes

Order Haramiyida

Order Morganucodontia

Order Docodonta

Middle to Late Jurassic

Subclass uncertain

Order Gondwanatheria

Subclass Prototheria

Infraclass Yinotheria

Order Monotremata

Middle CretaceousRecent

Subclass Allotheria

Order Multituberculata

Late JurassicEocene

Suborder "Plagiaulacida"

Suborder Cimolodonta

to be sorted

Order Triconodonta

Late TriassicLate Cretaceous

Subclass Theria

Infraclass Pantotheria

Order Symmetrodonta

Late TriassicLate Cretaceous

Order Pantotheria (Eupantotheria)

Late TriassicLate Jurassic

Order Dryolestida

Infraclass Metatheria

Late Cretaceous–Recent

Order Alphadontia

Order Dasyuromorphia

Order Deltatheroidea

Order Peramelemorphia

Order Diprotodontia

Suborder Vombatiformes
Suborder Phalangeriformes
Suborder Macropodiformes

Order Paucituberculata

to be sorted

Simosthenurus,

Infraclass Eutheria

Order Leptictida

Order Apatotheria

Order Pantolesta

Order Insectivora

Late Cretaceous–Recent

Suborder Erinaceomorpha
Suborder Soricomorpha

Order Macroscelidea

Order Dermoptera

Paleocene–Recent

Order Chiroptera

Eocene–Recent

Order Scandentia

Order Plesiadapiformes

Order Primates

List of fossil primates

Order Anagalida

Order Lagomorpha

Eocene–Recent

Order Rodentia

Paleocene–Recent

to be sorted

Order Cimolesta

Order Condylarthra

Note: The "condylarths" are considered paraphyletic, i.e. a grouping of early ungulate-like mammals not necessarily closely related.
PaleoceneEocene

Order Mesonychia

Order Litopterna

PaleocenePleistocene

Order Notoungulata

PaleocenePleistocene

Suborder Notioprogonia
Suborder Toxodontia
Suborder Typotheria
Suborder Hegetotheria

Order Astrapotheria

EoceneMiocene

Order Xenungulata

Paleogene

Order Pyrotheria

EoceneOligocene

Order Dinocerata

EoceneEocene

Order Arctostylopida

Order Embrithopoda

Eocene-Oligocene

Order Creodonta

Paleocene–Late Miocene

Order Carnivora

Paleocene–Recent

Suborder Caniformia (Dog-like carnivores)
Suborder Aeluroidea (Cat-like carnivores)

to be sorted

Order Xenarthra (Edentata)

Paleocene–Recent

Suborder Vermilingua
Suborder Tardigrada
Suborder Cingulata

to be sorted

Order Pholidota

Eocene–Recent

Order Tubulidentata

Eocene?–Recent

Order Bibymalagasia

?-1000 AD

Order Proboscidea

Eocene–Recent

See also:

Order Hyracoidea

Oligocene–Recent

Order Desmostylia

MiocenePliocene

Order Sirenia

Eocene–Recent

to be sorted

Order Cetacea

Eocene–Recent

Suborder Archaeoceti
Suborder Mysticeti

to be sorted

Suborder Odontoceti

Order Perissodactyla

Eocene–Recent

Suborder Hippomorpha
Suborder Ceratomorpha

Order Artiodactyla

Eocene–Recent

Suborder Suina
Suborder Tylopoda
Suborder Ruminantia

Unsorted

References

External links

  • Mammals at Mikko's Phylogeny Archive







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