The Vertebrates Dendrogram

Archonta: Dendrogram

Abbreviated Dendrogram
Eutheria ├─Laurasiatheria ├?─Chiroptera └─Euarchontaglires ├─Anagalida (incl. Glires) └─Archonta ├─┬─Scandentia │ └─Dermoptera └─Primatomorpha ╞═Plesiadapiformes └─Primates



The following dendrogram is adapted from the one by Christopher Taylor posted on the Palaeos wiki:

Eutheria ├─Laurasiatheria ├?─Chiroptera └─Euarchontaglires ├─Anagalida (incl. Glires) └─Archonta (= Euarchonta) MH ├─┬─Scandentia MH, ToL │ └─Dermoptera │ ├─Plagiomenidae │ │ ├─Planetetherium mirabile │ │ ├─Elpidophorus │ │ └─Plagiomene │ └─Cynocephalidae [Galeopitheci, Galeopithecidae, Galéopithèques] │ ├─Galeopithecus │ ├─Cynocephalus │ │ ├─C. variegatus │ │ └─C. volans │ └─Galeopterus variegatus └─Primatomorpha (incl. paraphyletic Plesiadapiformes X MH) ├─Micromomyidae │ ├─Micromomys Szalay 1973 │ ├─Tinimomys graybulliensis │ ├─Chalicomomys Beard & Houde 1989 │ └─Dryomomys Bloch, Silcox et al. 2007 └─┬─┬─Berruvius │ └─Microsyopidae │ ├─Microsyops [incl. Microsus] │ ├─Craeseops │ ├─Cynodontomys │ ├─Megadelphus lundeliusi │ ├─Niptomomys doreenae │ └─Navajovius Matthew & Granger 1921 └─┬─┬─Palaechthon [Palaechthonidae] │ ├─Pandemonium │ └─Paromomyidae [Paromomyoidea] │ ├─Ignacius Matthew & Granger 1921 │ ├─Phenacolemur │ ├─Paromomys │ └─Acidomomys hebeticus └─Primates (Euprimateformes)


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Dendrogram and references by CKT 090815