Afrotheria (/ æ f r oʊ ˈ θ ɪər i ə / from Latin Afro-"of Africa" + theria "wild beast") is a clade of mammals, the living members of which belong to groups that are either currently living in Africa or of African origin: golden moles, elephant shrews (also known as sengis), tenrecs, aardvarks, hyraxes, elephants, sea cows, and several extinct clades. Most groups of afrotheres share little or no superficial resemblance, and their similarities have only become known in recent times ...
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Afrotheria are one of four major groups in the Eutheria (placental mammals). Afrotheria means "African animals", "afro" for Africa and "theria" for animals. More recent genomics suggests that Afrotheria and Xenarthra are sister taxa at the base of the placental mammal radiation. Relations between the various afrotherian orders are still being studied.
Afrotheria is a clade o mammals, the livin members o which alang tae groups that are either currently livin in Africae or o African origin: gowden moles, elephant shrews (cried sengis an aa), tenrecs, aardvarks, hyraxes, elephants, sea cows, an several extinct clades.
Apr 28, 2019 · Recapitulating the evolution of Afrotheria: 57 genes and rare genomic changes (RGCs) consolidate their history. Systematics and biodiversity 8 (3): 395–408. DOI : 10.1080/14772000.2010.484436 [corrigendum in Systematics and biodiversity 10 (1): 125.
Afrotheria. Los afroterios (Afrotheria) son un superorde de mamíferos placentarios compuestu polos actuales ordes Afrosoricida , Macroscelidea , Tubulidentata , Hyracoidea , Proboscidea y Sirenia. Son animales propios de África , Eurasia y Norteamérica, anque los sirenios espandiéronse per gran parte del planeta.