The family Peramuridae is a possible ancestor of early therians. The only certain representative (Peramus) lived in the Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous.

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Clade: Cladotheria
Clade: Zatheria
Order: Peramura
McKenna, 1975
Family: Peramuridae
Kretzoi, 1946


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