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Noun1.Sarcophilus - Tasmanian devilSarcophilus - Tasmanian devil      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Dasyuridae, family Dasyuridae, family Dasyurinae - dasyures; native cats; pouched mice; banded anteaters; Tasmanian devils
Sarcophilus hariisi, Tasmanian devil, ursine dasyure - small ferocious carnivorous marsupial having a mostly black coat and long tail
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Sarcophilus harrisii and Monodelphis domestica formed Group VI.
Plausible candidates for reintroduction include the Eastern Bettong Bettongia gaimardi, Woylie Bettongia penicillata, Tasmanian Pademelon Thylogale billardieri, Bridled Nailtail Wallaby Onychogalea fraenata, Eastern Quoll Dasyurus viverrinus, and--perhaps more controversially --Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii.
albiventris were at the same coordinates than living felids (except Neofelis) and Sarcophilus harrisii (Fig.
Uniformity in relative proportions among skull, axial skeleton, and limbs is maintained across the larger carnivorous marsupials (Keast 1982), and on skull dimensions Dasyurus, Sarcophilus, and Thylacinus group together, distinct from the families of eutherian carnivores (Werdelin 1986).
Genetic diversity and population structure of the endangered marsupial Sarcophilus harrissi (Tasmanian devil).
Roadkill has also been implicated in the population decline of the Swamp Wallaby Wallabia bicolor in Royal National Park, NSW (Ramp and Ben-Ami 2006), and the Eastern Quoll Dasyurus viverrinus, and Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii after a road upgrade in Tasmania (Jones 2000).
In the present study, the higher bootstrap values of the branches of avian with reptiles (bootstrap value 96); and the mammals, avians, reptiles with that of other species like, Sarcophilus harrisii (Tasmanian devil, a carnivorous marsupial), Xenopus laevis (African clawed frog), Western clawed frog, Latimeria chalumnae (West Indian Ocean coelacanth), C-tenopharyn godonidella (Grass carp), zebra fish, Hymenolepis microstoma (Rodent tapeworm)) (bootstrap value 98) clearly signify the stability of branching pattern.
We argue that the Tasmanian Devil, Sarcophilus, is not implicated in the reduction of bone; indeed there is no convincing evidence that Devils were even present in the Western Desert.