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1

When did the divergence of Eutherian and Marsupials occur ?

Around 70 Million years after mammals appeared from Cynodonts.

2

What were early eutherian phylogeny's based on ?

Why is this incorrect ?

Behavioural and morphological similarities between species

Due to convergent evolution not a common ancestor

3

List the 4 super orders of Eutherians.

Afrotheria
Xenarthra
Laurasiatheria
Eurchontoglires