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Suborder Plagiaulacida



This suborder contains the more basal multituberculates, from the mid-Jurassic to the lower Cretaceous.

Overall, these multituberculates are different from later forms because they have 3 upper incisors and four or five upper premolars; some still have canines.

It is subdivided into three informal lineages:
Family Arginbaataridae
Which suborder this family belongs to is uncertain, but it is associated with the Plagiaulacida. It is different from all other multituberculates because it has a very large fourth premolar.



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Author: Aude Caromel
Last updated: 20/11/06
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