order Marsupialia


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Noun1.order Marsupialia - coextensive with the subclass Metatheriaorder Marsupialia - coextensive with the subclass Metatheria
animal order - the order of animals
Metatheria, subclass Metatheria - pouched animals
marsupial, pouched mammal - mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried
Caenolestidae, family Caenolestidae - small marsupials of southern South America
family Macropodidae, Macropodidae - kangaroos; wallabies
family Phalangeridae, Phalangeridae - phalangers; koalas
Dasyuridae, family Dasyuridae, family Dasyurinae - dasyures; native cats; pouched mice; banded anteaters; Tasmanian devils
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List b contains the entry "Order Marsupialia (opossum, wallabies, etc.)--All species." The clear mention of wallabies would enable even those not familiar with the animal's classification to readily see that this is an animal requiring a permit.
(A) Order Marsupialia: Family Macropodidae: Genus Macropus (Kangaroos)--All species;