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Myrmecobius fasciatus Waterhouse 1836 (numbat)

Osteichthyes - Dasyuromorphia - Myrmecobiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234455

Belongs to Myrmecobius according to C. E. Cooper 2011

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Myrmecobius fasciatus fasciatus, Myrmecobius fasciatus rufus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 48.0, fibula length 50.5, humerus length 34.5, radius length 36.3, scapula length 28.6, skull 58.2 x 32.2, tibia length 53.0, ulna length 43.9

Estimated body mass: 404.2 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length