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Glires
Temporal range: Early Paleocene - Recent65–0Ma
Kangaroo rat (Dipodomys)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Eutheria
Magnorder: Boreoeutheria
Superorder: Euarchontoglires
(unranked): Glires
Orders

Glires (from Latin glīrēs, dormice) is a clade (sometimes ranked as grandorder) consisting of rodents and lagomorphs (rabbits, hares, and pikas). This hypothesis that these form a monophyletic group has been long debated based on morphological evidence, although recent morphological studies strongly support monophyly of Glires.

Euarchontoglires
Glires

Rodentia (rodents)



Lagomorpha (rabbits, hares, pikas)



Euarchonta

Scandentia (treeshrews)


Primatomorpha

Dermoptera (flying lemurs)




Primates (†Plesiadapiformes, Strepsirrhini, Haplorrhini)







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