Dasyuridae


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Noun1.Dasyuridae - dasyures; native cats; pouched mice; banded anteaters; Tasmanian devils
mammal family - a family of mammals
Marsupialia, order Marsupialia - coextensive with the subclass Metatheria
dasyurid, dasyurid marsupial - small carnivorous nocturnal marsupials of Australia and Tasmania
Dasyurus, genus Dasyurus - type genus of the family Dasyuridae: native cats
genus Thylacinus, Thylacinus - Tasmanian wolf
genus Sarcophilus, Sarcophilus - Tasmanian devil
genus Myrmecobius, Myrmecobius - banded anteater
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maculatus maculatus), and the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus laniarius) (see Werdelin 1987) in the Family Dasyuridae, and the thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus) in the Family Thylacinidae [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
Perhaps most apparent, Australian deserts have a large marsupial component, with strongest representation in the arid regions by the Dasyuridae (e.
This empirical correlation between the P pattern of flexor tendon morphology and arboreality led us to analyze this character in the marsupial groups Didelphidae, Phalangeridae, and Dasyuridae, which include fully arboreal forms like Phalanger, Thylamys, Micoureus, and Caluromys; scansorial forms such as Didelphis and Myoictis; and strongly terrestrial forms like Metachirus and Monodelphis.