Dichotomous Key/Carnivora

From Wikibooks, open books for an open world
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Carnivora
Carnivora
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Subphylum Vertebrata
Class Mammalia
Subclass Placentalia
Order Carnivora

Information related to Carnivora

WikipediaWikispecies

Wikicommons
Parent key: Mammalia
Subclasses
Marsupialia - Monotremata - Placentalia
Key: Carnivora
Suborders
Caniformia - Feliformia

1

2: Pinnipedia

3: Fissipedia

4

5: Caniformia

  • Presence of scent glands used defensively

6: Feliformia

7

Could be Mustelidae, Ursidae, Procyonidae, or Canidae.

8

Could be Felidae, Herpestidae, Viverridae, or Nandiniidae.