the mirorder which includes humans

The Primatomorpha are a mirorder of mammals. They have two orders: the Dermoptera or colugos and the Primates (Plesiadapiformes, Strepsirrhini, Haplorhini).[5][2][6][7]

Temporal range: Late CretaceousHolocene, 66–0 Ma[1][2]
Colugo (Galeopterus variegatus, adult female), Central Catchment Area, Singapore - 20060618.jpg
Primates - some families.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Magnorder: Boreoeutheria
Superorder: Euarchontoglires
Grandorder: Euarchonta
Mirorder: Primatomorpha
Beard, 1991[3]

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 LagomorphaLepus timidus - 1700-1880 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica -(white background).jpg


 ScandentiaDie Säugthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur, mit Beschreibungen (Plate 34) (white background).jpg


 DermopteraCynocephalus volans Brehm1883 (white background).jpg


lemuroidsFMIB 46849 Primates Maki Moccoe Lemur catta (white background).jpeg

lorisoidsNycticebus (white background).jpg


 TarsiiformesSäugethiere vom Celebes- und Philippinen-Archipel (Taf. III) (white background) (1).jpg


PlatyrrhiniDie Säugthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur, mit Beschreibungen (Plate 8) (white background).jpg

CatarrhiniCynocephalus doguera - 1700-1880 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - (white background).tiff


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