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nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata aardvark , ant bear , anteater , Orycteropus afer
extant archosaurian reptile crocodilian , crocodilian reptile
most primitive mammals comprising the only extant members of the subclass Prototheria egg-laying mammal , monotreme
type and genus of the Isoetaceae and sole extant genus of the order Isoetales genus Isoetes , Isoetes
genus of deciduous conifers comprising both living and fossil forms; 1 extant species: dawn redwood of China; variously classified as member of Pinaceae or Taxodiaceae genus Metasequoia
extant Australian lungfishes genus Neoceratodus , Neoceratodus
type and sole extant genus of the Varanidae genus Varanus , Varanus
Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD) Lucius Annaeus Seneca , Seneca
family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms magnoliid dicot family
genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms magnoliid dicot genus
group of families or trees and shrubs and herbs having well-developed perianths and apocarpous ovaries and generally regarded as the most primitive extant flowering plants; contains 36 families including Magnoliaceae and Ranunculaceae; sometimes classifie Magnoliidae , ranalian complex , subclass Magnoliidae
any object that is left unused or still extant remains
only extant member of the order Rhynchocephalia of large spiny lizard-like diapsid reptiles of coastal islands off New Zealand Sphenodon punctatum , tuatara
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