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  1. Monotremata, order Monotrematanoun

    coextensive with the subclass Prototheria


  1. order monotremata

    Order Monotremata is a taxonomic classification given to a unique group of mammals characterized as being egg-laying. This order includes only five extant species: the duck-billed platypus and four species of echidnas (or spiny anteaters). They are among the most primitive of mammals and are native to Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea. Monotremes possess certain reptilian features, such as a single opening (cloaca) for the passage of urine, feces, and reproduction, and the presence of a beak in the case of the platypus. They also lay leathery shelled eggs, similar to reptiles, instead of giving birth to live young like most other mammals.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of order monotremata in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of order monotremata in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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