Thylacinidae


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Thylacinidae

[‚thī·lə′sīn·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of Australian carnivorous marsupials in the superfamily Dasyuroidea.
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It is a large carnivorous marsupial and single member of the family Thylacinidae.
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].