Family Dasyuridae Goldfuss 1820 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Dasyuromorphia - Dasyuridae

Parent taxon: Dasyuroidea according to S. Wroe 1996

See also Bonaparte 1850, Cope 1889, Dawson et al. 1999, Flower 1883, Krajewski et al. 1992, Lundelius and Turnbull 1973, Macken and Reed 2013, Marshall 1974, McKenna and Bell 1997, Nowak 1991 and Springer et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Ganbulanyi, Mayigriphus, Thylacinidae

Subtaxa: Barinyainae Dasyurinae Glaucodon Murexia Muricinae Ningaui Phascogalinae Phascolosorexinae Phascolosoricinae Planigalinae Sminthopsinae

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Type: Dasyurus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (49 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (3)

• Pliocene of Australia (10)

• Miocene of Australia (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2)

Total: 68 collections including 215 occurrences

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