Thylacinidae

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Thylacinids
Temporal range: early Oligocene–Holocene
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Thylacine
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Dasyuromorphia
Family: Thylacinidae
C.L. Bonaparte, 1838
Genera

All extinct, see text

Thylacinidae is an extinct family of carnivorous, superficially dog-like marsupials from the order Dasyuromorphia. The only species to survive into modern times was the Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), which became extinct in 1936. All other thylacinids all lived in prehistoric times in Australia.

Species[edit]

Family †Thylacinidae

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See also[edit]

Thylacoleonidae