Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic family within the subclass Marsupialia — various carnivorous marsupials.

Etymologies

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Dasyurus +‎ -idae

Examples

  • Mammals also include a range of marsupials including at least four species of cuscus, several species of tree kangaroo Dendrolagus spp. and one species of Dasyuridae which is often referred to as the "Tiger cat" Dasyurus albopunctatus. 324 species of reptiles have been identified in the site.

    Lorentz National Park, Indonesia

  • New records of the Julia Creek dunnart, Sminthopsis douglasi (Marsupialia: Dasyuridae).

    Carpentaria tropical savanna

  • Moreover, Ameghino has recently described some marsupial fossils from South America which, he states, belong to the Australian group of Dasyuridae, and Oldfield Thomas has described a new mammal from South America which is unlike the opossums of America and like the diprotodonts of Australia.

    Thomas Henry Huxley A Sketch Of His Life And Work

  • “Observations on the Tasmanian Devil, Sarcophilus harrisi Marsupialia: Dasyuridae.”

    The Song of The Dodo

  • “Observations on the Tasmanian Devil, Sarcophilus harrisi Marsupialia: Dasyuridae.”

    The Song of The Dodo

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