Sarcophilus Cuvier 1837 (Tasmanian devil)

Mammalia - Dasyuromorphia - Dasyuridae

Parent taxon: Dasyurini according to C. Krajewski et al. 1992

See also Lydekker 1894, Marshall 1974, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wroe 1996

Sister taxa: Dasycercus, Dasyuroides, Dasyurus, Myoictis

Subtaxa: Sarcophilus harrisii Sarcophilus laniarius Sarcophilus moornaensis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore-carnivore


• Quaternary of Australia (24 collections)

• Pliocene of Australia (1)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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