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Mammals

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Mammalia
Major class of mammals
Echidna, Platypus
Subclass:Prototheria/Order Monotremata
opossum
Subclass: Theria/Infraclass: Metatheria/Order Marsupialia
star nosed mole, smoky shrew
Infraclass:Eutheria/Order Insectivora
eastern chipmunk, gray squirrel, Northern flying squirrel, muskrat, porcupine, Norway rat, beaver
Order Rodentia
Tamias striatus
Eastern chipmunk
Sciurus carolinensis
Gray squirrel
Glaucomys sabrinus
Northern flying squirrel
Ondatra zibethicus
Muskrat
Erethizon dorsatum
Porcupine
Rattus rattus
Norway rat
Castor canadiensis
Beaver
eastern cottontail, snowshoe hare
Order Lagomorpha
red bat, little brown bat
Order Chiroptera
Black bear, bobcat, long tailed weasel, mink, red fox, coyote, racoon, striped skunk
Order Carnivora
Ursus americanus
Black bear
Lynx rufus
Bobcat
Mustela frenata
Long tailed weasel
Mustela vision
Mink
Vulpes vulpes
Red fox
Canis latrans
Coyote
Procyon lotor
Racoon
Mephitis mephitis
Striped skunk
harbor seal (skeleton)
Order Carnivora, Suborder Pinnipedia
white tailed deer (skull)
Order Artiodactyla
Black rhinoceros (skull)
Order Perissodactyla
West-Indian manatee (skull)
Order Sirenia
bottle-nosed dolphin (skull)
Order Cetacea, Suborder Odontocetes
North Atlantic right whale (baleen)
Order Cetacea, Suborder Mysticetes
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How many species are in Order Rodentia?
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How many species are in Order Carnivora?
Insectivora
The smoky shrew is part of what Order?
Lagomorpha
The snowshow hare is part of what Order?
Carnivora
The red fox, coyote, and racoon are all part of what Order?
Odontocetes
To what Suborder do the bottle-nosed dolphin belong?
Pinnipedia
To what Suborder does the harbor seal belong?
Rodentia
In what Order do the porcupine and Norway rat both belong?
Prototheria
What Subclass do Echidna and Platypus belong to?
Monotremata
What Order do Echidna and Platypus belong to?
Metatheria
What Infraclass do opossum belong to?
Theria
What Subclass do opossum belong to?
Marsupialia
What Order do opossum belong to?
Tachyglossus aculeatus
Echidna
Didelphis virginiana
Opossum
Condylura cristata
star nosed mole
Sorex fumeus
smokey shrew
Sylvilagus floridanus
eastern cottontail
Lepus americanus
snowshoe hare
Lasiurus borealis
red bat
Myotis lucifugus
little brown bat
Phoca vitulina
harbor seal
Odocoileus virginianus
white-tailed deer
Diceros bicornis
black rhinoceros
Tursiops truncatus
bottle-nosed dolphin
Eubalaena glacialis
North Atlantic right whale
Trichechus manatus latirostris
West-Indian manatee
Ornithorthynchus anatinus
Platypus