Dasyurinae

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Dasyurinae
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Tiger Quoll
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Dasyuromorphia
Family: Dasyuridae
Subfamily: Dasyurinae
Goldfuss, 1820
Tribes & Genera

Dasyurini - 10 genera
Phascogalini - 7 genera

The subfamily Dasyurinae includes several genera of small carnivorous marsupials native to Australia: quolls, Kowari, Mulgara, Kaluta, dibblers, phascogales pseudantechinuses, and the Tasmanian Devil. The subfamily is defined largely on biochemical criteria.

Order Dasyuromorphia

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