Samiksha Jaiswal

Dasyurinae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Dasyuromorphia
Scientific name  Dasyurinae
Phylum  Chordata
Higher classification  Dasyurids
Infraclass  Marsupialia
Family  Dasyuridae
Mass  Tasmanian devil: 8 kg
Gestation period  Tasmanian devil: 21 days
Speed  Tasmanian devil: 13 km/h
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Subfamily  Dasyurinae Goldfuss, 1820
Lower classifications  Quoll, Tasmanian devil, Antechinus, Phascogale, Mulgara

The subfamily Dasyurinae includes several genera of small carnivorous marsupials native to Australia: quolls, kowari, mulgara, kaluta, dibblers, phascogales, pseudantechinuses, and the Tasmanian devil. The subfamily is defined largely on biochemical criteria.

Order Dasyuromorphia

  • Family Thylacinidae
  • Family Dasyuridae: (carnivorous marsupials)
  • Subfamily Dasyurinae:
  • Wakamatha tasselii Archer & Rich, 1979; Mioc. Aust.
  • Dasylurinja kokuminola Archer, 1982; Miocene
  • Ankotarinja tirarensis Archer, 1976; Late Oligcene to Early Miocene
  • Keeuna woodburnei Archer, 1976; Late Oligcene to Early Miocene
  • Tribe Dasyurini
  • Mulgaras = Dasycercus spp.
  • Little red kaluta = Dasykaluta rosamondae
  • Kowari = Dasyuroides byrnei
  • Dasyuroides achilpatna Archer, 1982
  • Quolls = Dasyurus spp.
  • Some dasyures = Myoictis and Neophascogale spp.
  • Dibbler = Parantechinus apicalis
  • Marsupial shrews = Phascolosorex spp.
  • False antechinuses = Pseudantechinus spp. (includes sandstone dibbler)
  • Tasmanian devil = Sarcophilus harrisii
  • Tribe Phascogalini
  • Antechinuses = Antechinus spp.
  • Other dasyures = Micromurexia, Murexechinus, Murexia, Paramurexia, Phascomurexia spp.
  • Phascogales = Phascogale spp.
  • Subfamily Sminthopsinae: dunnarts, kultarr, planigales, and ningauas
  • Family Myrmecobiidae
  • References

    Dasyurinae Wikipedia


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