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The class Mammalia (the mammals) is divided into two subclasses based on reproductive techniques: egg laying mammals (the monotremes); and mammals which give live birth. The latter subclass is divided into two infraclasses: pouched mammals (the marsupials); and the placental mammals.

This list contains the Monotremes and the Marsupials. For placental mammals see List of placental mammals.

Subclass Prototheria (the monotremes)

Order Monotremata (monotremes, egg-laying mammals)

Subclass Theria

Infraclass Metatheria (marsupials)

Order Didelphimorphia (American opossums)

Order Paucituberculata (shrew opossums)

Order Microbiotheria (Monito del Monte)

Order Notoryctemorphia (marsupial moles)

Order Dasyuromorphia (marsupial carnivores)

Order Peramelemorphia (bandicoots and bilbies)

Order Diprotodontia (diprotodont marsupials)

Suborder Vombatiformes (wombats and koalas)
Suborder Phalangeriformes (possums and gliders)
Suborder Macropodiformes (kangaroos, wallaroos, wallabies)

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