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Types of Marsupials

Ameridelphia​
Ameridelphia​

Marsupials are any members of the mammalian infraclass Marsupialia. ... American marsupials (Ameridelphia) and Australian marsupials (Australidelphia).

Carnivorous ​Marsupials​
Carnivorous ​Marsupials​

Carnivorous marsupial synonyms, Carnivorous marsupial pronunciation, Carnivorous marsupial translation, English dictionary definition of Carnivorous marsupial. n.

Dasyurids​
Dasyurids​

The dentition of dasyurids is also considered primitive, and differs from that of other marsupials, with a dental formula of: 4.1.2-3.4 3.1.2-3.4. Dasyurids are primarily insectivorous, but they will also eat small lizards, fruit, and flowers.

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Dasyurids
Dasyurids

Related WordsSynonymsLegend: Switch to new thesaurus Noun 1. dasyurid marsupial - small carnivorous nocturnal marsupials of Australia and Tasmania dasyurid marsupial, pouched mammal - mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried Dasyuridae, family Dasyuridae, family ...

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Diprotodontia​
Diprotodontia​

The Diprotodontia (/ ˌ d aɪ ˌ p r oʊ t oʊ ˈ d ɒ n ʃ i ə /; Greek: διπρωτός diprotos, meaning "two front" and οδοντος odontos meaning "teeth") are an order of about 125 species of marsupial mammals including the kangaroos, wallabies, possums, koala, wombats, and many others.

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Marsupial ​Mole​
Marsupial ​Mole​

Marsupial moles are specialized marsupial mammals, known from two species distributed in the Australian interior. Notoryctes typhlops. Notoryctes caurinus Notoryctids are small, fossorial mammals that anatomically converge on other fossorial mammals, such as living golden moles and extinct epoicotheres.

Marsupial Mole
Marsupial Mole

Marsupial moles are specialized marsupial mammals, known from two species distributed in the Australian interior. Notoryctes typhlops. Notoryctes caurinus Notoryctids are small, fossorial mammals that anatomically converge on other fossorial mammals, such as living golden moles and extinct epoicotheres.

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Microbiotheria​
Microbiotheria​

Marsupials give birth at a very early stage of development; after birth, newborn marsupials crawl up the bodies of their mothers and attach themselves to a nipple, which is located on the underside of the mother, either inside a pouch called the marsupium, or open to the environment.

Opossum​
Opossum​

The opossum (/ ə ˈ p ɒ s əm /) is a marsupial of the order Didelphimorphia (/ d aɪ ˌ d ɛ l f ɪ ˈ m ɔːr f i ə /) endemic to the Americas. The largest order of marsupials in the Western Hemisphere, it comprises 103 or more species in 19 genera.

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Opossum
Opossum

The opossum (/ ə ˈ p ɒ s əm /) is a marsupial of the order Didelphimorphia (/ d aɪ ˌ d ɛ l f ɪ ˈ m ɔːr f i ə /) endemic to the Americas. The largest order of marsupials in the Western Hemisphere, it comprises 103 or more species in 19 genera.

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Peramelidae​
Peramelidae​

The Peramelidae family of marsupials contains all of the extant bandicoots.One known extinct species of bandicoot, the pig-footed bandicoot, was so different from the other species, it was recently moved into its own family.

Peramelidae
Peramelidae

The Peramelidae family of marsupials contains all of the extant bandicoots. One known extinct species of bandicoot, the pig-footed bandicoot, was so different from the other species, it was recently moved into its own family. Four fossil peramelids are described.

Phalangeriformes​
Phalangeriformes​

Phalangeriformes is a suborder of any of about 70 small- to medium-sized arboreal marsupial species native to Australia, New Guinea, and Sulawesi (and introduced to New Zealand and China). The suborder includes animals commonly known as possums, gliders, and cuscus.

Phalangeriformes
Phalangeriformes

Marsupials are mammals which usually have pouches in which they rear their young. Female possums have a pouch. However, of more importance is the fact that marsupial youn … g are characterised by being extremely small and undeveloped at birth. At birth, they take a long, arduous journey from the birth canal, driven purely by instinct, grabbing hold of the mother marsupial's fur which she has ...

Pygmy ​Possum​
Pygmy ​Possum​

The pygmy possums are a family of small possums that together form the marsupial family Burramyidae. The five extant species of pygmy possum are grouped into two genera. Four of the species are endemic to Australia, with one species also co-occurring in Papua New Guinea and Indonesia.

Wombat​
Wombat​

Wombats are estimated to have diverged from other Australian marsupials relatively early, as long as 40 million years ago, while some estimates place divergence at around 25 million years.