†order Volaticotheria Meng et al. 2006 (mammal)

Mammalia - Volaticotheria

Full reference: J. Meng, Y. Hu, Y. Wang, X. Wang, and C. Li. 2006. A Mesozoic gliding mammal from northeastern China. Nature 444:889-893

Parent taxon: Mammalia according to J. Meng et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Acrotheria, Allotheria, Ameghinichnidae, Amphidontidae, Anagonia, Anagonia insulata, Anisorhizus, Anisorhizus atriarius, Apotheria, Aquila ferox, Archaeorycteropus patagonicus, Arrhinolemuroidea, Atlasodon, Australosphenida, Bellua, Bondesiidae, Bunotheria, Cetacea, Diplodon ampliatus, Diplodonops, Dipodiscidae, Ditremata, Docodonta, Eopentapodiscidae, Eotetrapodiscus, Eotheria, Erecta, Eutriconodonta, Eutrochodon, Ferugliotheriidae, Florentinoameghinia, Fruitafossor, Gobiotheriodon, Hakusanodon, Helioseus, Heterolophodon, Holotheria, Homunculus imago, Hypotheria, Isolophodon aplanatus, Jeholodentidae, Juchilestes, Kuehneotheriidae, Likhoeletherium, Lophiodolodus, Lufengoconodon, Malutitetrapodiscus, Malutitetrasauropodiscus, Marsupionta, Microderson, Molapopentapodiscus, Morganucodonta, Necrolestidae, Ovovivipara, Pachydermata, Pachypithecus, Pachypithecus macrognathus, Pansirenia, Paraeopentapodiscidae, Phoca aegyptiaca, Phoca aegyptiaca antiqua, Picunia, Plagiocoelus, Pleurodon, Praephoca, Praephoca bendullensis, Prensiculantia, Primates, Promammalia, Proplanodus, Proplanodus adnepos, Prostylophorus, Prostylophorus margeriei, Protobradidae, Protobradys, Protobradys harmonicus, Prototheria, Ptolemaiida, Radinskya, Sarcobora, Schadipes, Sederipes, Simioidea, Solipedia, Sororyctidae, Stathmodon, Stenogenium aenigmaticum, Subungulata, Sukotyro, Thereuodontidae, Theriamorpha, Tikitherium, Tribosphenida, Trichechus hydropithecus, Tricorynopus, Tricuspes, Trilobodon, Vincelestes, Wanotherium, Yinotheria

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Volaticotheria in the database

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