1Chapter 34b:Vertebrates(mammals)MammaliaThough mammals predate the dinosaurs, it was only once the dinosaurs were mostly gone that the mammal adaptive radiation began in earnestThe defining features of extant mammals are their hair, mammary glands, larger brains, extended parental care, differentiated teeth, modified jaws, etc.The mammal lineage predates the mammals with the synapsids: the mammal-like reptilesVarious SynapsidsNon-Reptilian JawsRecall: SynapsidsTemporal Openings: Jaw Muscle AttachmentAnapsid: No hole in skull!Synapsid(?): One hole in skull!Diapsid(?):Two holes in skull!Euryapsid?
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