genus Dasyurus


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Noun1.genus Dasyurus - type genus of the family Dasyuridae: native catsgenus Dasyurus - type genus of the family Dasyuridae: native cats
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Dasyuridae, family Dasyuridae, family Dasyurinae - dasyures; native cats; pouched mice; banded anteaters; Tasmanian devils
dasyure - any of several more or less arboreal marsupials somewhat resembling martens
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But it is much smaller than members of the genus Dasyurus, in which it was originally placed.