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See also: mammalia

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin mamma (breast), coined by Carl Linnaeus in 1758 as a replacement for his earlier class Quadrupedia.

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Mammalia

  1. A taxonomic class within the superclass Tetrapoda – the mammals.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ruggiero MA, Gordon DP, Orrell TM, Bailly N, Bourgoin T, Brusca RC, et al. (2015) A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248. pmid:25923521