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Tiger quoll
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Marsupialia
Order: Dasyuromorphia
Family: Dasyuridae
Goldfuss, 1820

Dasyuridae is a family of marsupial carnivores. It has nearly all non-extinct members of the order Dasyuromorphia. This means the quolls, phascogales, antechinuses, dunnarts, planigales, and Tasmanian devil (about 55 species in all).


  • Famliy Dasyuridae
    • Subfamily Dasyurinae: quolls and allies
    • Subfamily Phascogalinae: phascogales and antechinuses
    • Subfamily Sminthopsinae: dunnarts and allies
    • Subfamily Planigalinae: planigales and ningauis

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