Euarchonta

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Euarchontans
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous - Recent
Euarchonts: upper left: Plesiadapis, upper right: Northern Treeshrew, lower left: Sunda Flying Lemur and lower right: Yellow Baboon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Theriiformes
Infraclass: Eutheria
(unranked): subcohort Exafroplacentalia (Notolegia)
Magnorder: Boreoeutheria
Superorder: Euarchontoglires
(unranked): Euarchonta
Orders

 

The Euarchonta are a grandorder of mammals containing four orders: the Dermoptera or colugos, the Scandentia or treeshrews, the extinct Plesiadapiformes, and the Primates.

Euarchonta and Glires together form the Euarchontoglires, one of the four Eutherian clades.

Euarchontoglires
Glires

Rodentia (rodents)



Lagomorpha (rabbits, hares, pikas)



Euarchonta

Scandentia (treeshrews)


Primatomorpha

Dermoptera (flying lemurs)




Primates (†Plesiadapiformes, Strepsirrhini, Haplorrhini)