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Sarcophilus harrisii Boitard 1841 (Tasmanian devil)

Osteichthyes - Dasyuromorphia - Dasyuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234434

Alternative combination: Ursinus harrisii

Belongs to Sarcophilus according to C. Krajewski et al. 1992

Sister taxa: Sarcophilus laniarius, Sarcophilus moornaensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore-carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 99.6, fibula length 96.5, humerus length 93.4, radius length 95.4, scapula length 76.3, skull 124.9 x 98.6, tibia length 100.9, ulna length 113.6

Estimated body mass: 4.13 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length