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Sminthopsis murina (Slender-tailed dunnart)

Mammalia - Dasyuromorphia - Dasyuridae

Taxonomy
Sminthopsis murina was named by Waterhouse (1837). It is extant.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Sminthopsis murina Waterhouse
2005Sminthopsis murina Wilson and Reeder

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
RankNameAuthor
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes()
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialiformes
Marsupialia()
AustralidelphiaSzalay 1982
superorderEometatheriaSimpson 1970
orderDasyuromorphiaGill 1872
suborderDasyuroideaGoldfuss 1820
familyDasyuridaeGoldfuss 1820
subfamilySminthopsinae
tribeSminthopsiniArcher 1982
genusSminthopsisThomas 1887
speciesmurinaWaterhouse 1837

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Sminthopsis murina Waterhouse 1837 [Slender-tailed dunnart]
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingg
Diet: insectivoref
Diet 2: carnivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2012-05-15 14:36:59
Modified: 2012-05-14 23:36:59
Source: g = genus, f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Hopson 1973, Bassarova et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Nowak 1991, Clemens 1979, Lillegraven 1979

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Pleistocene to the top of the Holocene or 2.58800 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (14 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Australia (Western Australia) Sminthopsis murina (181322)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Australia (New South Wales) Sminthopsis murina (96015 96019)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Australia (Western Australia) Sminthopsis murina (136225)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Australia (South Australia) Sminthopsis murina (136430)
Middle Pleistocene0.774 - 0.129Australia (South Australia) Sminthopsis murina (28364)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.774 - 0.0117Australia (South Australia) Sminthopsis murina (182920 183262 183263)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117Australia (New South Wales) Sminthopsis murina (181897)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117Australia (South Australia) Sminthopsis murina (136072 182957)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.129 - 0.0Australia (South Australia) Sminthopsis murina (136172)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Australia (Queensland) Sminthopsis murina (21688)