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Potoroos
BroadFacedPotoroo.jpg
Potorous platyops
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Potoroidae
Subfamily: Potoroinae
Genus: ''Potorous''
Desmarest, 1804
Type species
Didelphis murina
Cuvier, 1798 (=Didelphis tridactlya Kerr, 1792)
Species

A potoroo is any member genus Potorous.

Classification

  • SUBORDER MACROPODIFORMES
    • Family Potoroidae
      • Subfamily Potoroinae
        • Genus Potorous
          • Gilbert's Potoroo, Potorous gilbertii
          • Long-footed Potoroo, Potorous longipes
          • †Broad-faced Potoroo, Potorous platyops
          • Long-nosed Potoroo, Potorous tridactylus
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