Dasyurids

Dasyurids

Order : Dasyuromorphia
Family : Dasyuridae

 

Animals in the family Dasyuridae

Kowari
Western quoll
Northern quoll
Eastern quoll
Spotted-tailed quoll
Red-tailed phascogale
Brush-tailed phascogale
Julia Creek dunnart
White-footed dunnart
Fawn antechinus
Yellow-footed antechinus
Brown antechinus
Pygmy planigale
Fat-tailed dunnart
Lesser hairy-footed dunnart
Dusky antechinus
Facts about the family Dasyuridae, the dasyurids

Dasyurids are a branch of the marsupial order Dasyuromorphia, which also includes the thylacinids and myrmecobiids.

crassicaudata (Marsupialia Dasyuridae) is a mouse-sized nocturnal marsupial, widely but patchily distributed across

Dasyurids The dasyurids are found throughout Australia, Tasmania

Most (5) dasyurids are small, insect-eating mammals, but this group also includes a few carnivore marsupials.

Several species of dasyurids are endangered and at least one, the Tasmanian Tiger, has disappeared forever since Europeans arrived in Australia.

The Dasyurids are also known as the marsupial carnivores, since the members of the family eat other animals.

The northern quoll, Dasyurus hallucatus (family Dasyuridae) is commonly referred to locally as "native cat.

The largest member of the family Dasyuridae is the ______________. (Full text)

Most (5) dasyurids are small, insect-eating mammals, but this group also includes a few carnivore marsupials. (Full text)

This is probably the result of the fact that, unlike kangaroos and possums, the dasyurids are very rarely seen, for on the whole they are small, fast and generally nocturnal in habit. (Full text)

There's no animal that looks like this - blue or otherwise - although I could believe it's some sort of Dasyurid species (Dasyuridae is the family to which the Tassie Devil belongs, it includes quolls and most of the animals commonly called marsupial mice). (Full text)

I could believe it's some sort of Dasyurid species (Dasyuridae is the family to which the Tassie Devil belongs, it includes quolls and most of the animals commonly called marsupial mice). (Full text)

Earlier authorities such as Le Souef and Burrell (1926), and Troughton (1967) categorized it with the Dasyuridae partly because dasyurids are the only carnivorous, polyprotodont, didactylous group to occur in Australia. (Full text)

(12), according to which dasyurids are more closely related to diprotodontians, Dromiciops, and Notoryctes than to peramelinans. (Full text)

(references)Non-English Usage: "Dasyuridae" is also a word in the following language with English translations in parentheses. (Full text)

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