†family Thylacinidae Bonaparte 1838 (thylacine)

Mammalia - Dasyuromorphia - Thylacinidae

Alternative spelling: Thylacynidae

Parent taxon: Dasyuroidea according to S. Wroe 1996

See also Ameghino 1891, Bonaparte 1850, Dawson et al. 1999, Krajewski et al. 1992, McKenna and Bell 1997, Nowak 1991 and Springer et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Dasyuridae, Ganbulanyi, Mayigriphus

Subtaxa: Badjcinus Maximucinus Muribacinus Mutpuracinus Ngamalacinus Nimbacinus Thylacinus Tyarrpecinus Wabulacinus

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (31 collections), Qatar (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Australia (9)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2)

Total: 45 collections each including a single occurrence

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