Didactyla

plural noun
Di·​dac·​ty·​la | \ -tələ \

Definition of Didactyla

in some classifications
: a primary division of Marsupialia comprising forms in which the 2d and 3d pedal digits are bound together — compare polyprotodontia

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History and Etymology for Didactyla

New Latin, from di- + -dactyla (from Greek daktylos finger)

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“Didactyla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Didactyla. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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