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Dasyurus maculatus Kerr 1792 (tiger quoll)

Osteichthyes - Dasyuromorphia - Dasyuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234430

Alternative combination: Viverra maculata

Belongs to Dasyurus according to International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 2007

Sister taxa: Dasyurus albopunctatus, Dasyurus dunmalli, Dasyurus geoffroii, Dasyurus hallucatus, Dasyurus viverrinus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore-carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 97.3, fibula length 92.1, humerus length 79.9, radius length 75.3, scapula length 62.6, skull 109.8 x 62.2, tibia length 96.6, ulna length 92.3

Estimated body mass: 3.07 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length