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Sarcophilus Cuvier 1837 (Tasmanian devil)

Osteichthyes - Dasyuromorphia - Dasyuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40099

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

Sister taxa: Dasycercus, Dasyuroides, Dasyurus, Myoictis

Subtaxa: Sarcophilus harrisii, Sarcophilus laniarius, Sarcophilus moornaensis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore-carnivore