family Dasyuridae


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Related to family Dasyuridae: Myrmecobiidae
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Noun1.family 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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This is a poliprotodont marsupial mouse of the family Dasyuridae. It measures 60-90 mm, with a tail of around 45-70 mm in which it stores its fat reserves for periods of food scarcity (Ride, 1970).
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].