Multituberculates are a diverse and successful group of mammals evolved
about 160 million years ago, and survived until the Oligocene epoch,
about 35 million years ago. They lived in
and North America, as well as, possibly, South America.
About 80 genera of Multituberculates , and they range in size from
about the size of a mouse to the size of a beaver. The principal
distinguishing feature is their teeth - they had no canines, a single
pair of lower incisors, and molar teeth with many cusps ("tubercles") which
were arranged in rows.
Multituberculates were a diverse group of mammals that lived between 160 and 35 million years ago
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