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- proper noun A taxonomic
familywithin the subclass Marsupialia— containing a single species, the numbat.
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The squirrel-sized numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus, VU), is one example - the marsupial equivalent to the anteaters of South America and also known by the names of walpurti or banded anteater, the numbat is the only member of the family Myrmecobiidae.