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- proper noun A taxonomic
infraclasswithin the subclass Theria— marsupials.
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Australia and Tasmania are the residence of the curious family of animals with pouches, called Marsupialia, from _marsupium_, signifying a purse or bag.
And the imperfect knowledge we have of the ancient mammalian population of our earth leads to the belief that certain of its types, such as that of the 'Marsupialia', have persisted with correspondingly little change through a similar range of time.
Mammalia consists of and contains Eutheria, Marsupialia, etc.
Nimbacinus dicksoni, a plesiomorphic thylacine (Marsupialia: Thylacinidae) from Tertiary deposits of Queensland and the Norhtern Territory.
Thylacinus macknessi, a specialised thylacinid (Marsupialia: Thylacinidae) from Miocene deposits of Riversleigh, north-western Queensland.
New records of the Julia Creek dunnart, Sminthopsis douglasi (Marsupialia: Dasyuridae).
This furry little friend is a mammal; infraclass: Marsupialia.
‘Marsupialia’, have persisted with correspondingly little change through a similar range of time.
Most of them are 59 Chiroptera, but there are also 17 Rodentia, 11 Carnivora, 5 Edentada, 4 Marsupialia, 2 Primates, 2 Artiodactyla, 1 Perissodactyla, and 1 Lagomorpha.
All orders are labelled and major lineages are coloured as follows: black, Monotremata; orange, Marsupialia; blue, Afrotheria; yellow, Xenarthra; green, Laurasiatheria; and red, Euarchontoglires.
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