Subfamily Thylacomyidae Bensley 1903 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Peramelemorphia - Thylacomyidae

Alternative spelling: Thylacomyinae

Parent taxon: Perameloidea according to K. J. Travouillon et al. 2017

See also Archer and Kirsch 1977, McKenna and Bell 1997, Nowak 1991 and Springer et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Chaeropodidae, Kutjamarcoot, Peramelidae, Silvicultor

Subtaxa: Ischnodon Macrotis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (5 collections)

• Pliocene of Australia (2)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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