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Noun1.Thylacinus - Tasmanian wolfThylacinus - Tasmanian wolf      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Dasyuridae, family Dasyuridae, family Dasyurinae - dasyures; native cats; pouched mice; banded anteaters; Tasmanian devils
Tasmanian tiger, Tasmanian wolf, thylacine, Thylacinus cynocephalus - rare doglike carnivorous marsupial of Tasmania having stripes on its back; probably extinct
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It is worth noting that just one other canid (gray wolf, Canis lupus) is listed on CITES Appendix I, which protects several other notoriously threatened species, including giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), red panda (Ailurus fulgens), elephants (Elephas maximus and Loxodonta africana), gorillas (Gorilla spp.), chimpanzees (Pan spp.), and Tasmanian wolf (Thylacinus cynocephalus), which is possibly extinct (CITES, 2012).
An automated camera was used as a tool in the fruitless search for the Tasmanian Tiger Thylacinus cynocephalus.
2009 The Mitochondrial Genome Sequence of the Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus).
Indeed, Thylacinus cynocephalus has been identified in Arnhem Land rock art based on overall form rather than just the presence of stripes (Murray and Chaloupka 1984).
Four of the five large Tasmanian taxa were recorded, with the Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus) the only large animal not identified.
The Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), is a wolf-like carnivorous marsupial last reported in the 1930s in Tasmania, an island state of Australia.