Thylacine

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Thylacine[1]
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Thylacines in Washington D.C., c. 1906
Conservation status

Extinct  (1936) (IUCN 3.1)[2]
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Dasyuromorphia
Family: Thylacinidae
Genus: Thylacinus
Species: T. cynocephalus
Binomial name
Thylacinus cynocephalus
(Harris, 1808)
Synonyms
  • Didelphis cynocephala Harris, 1808
  • Dasyurus cynocephalus Geoffroy, 1810

The thylacine (/ˈθləsn/ THY-lə-seen,[3] or /ˈθləsn/ THY-lə-syn,[4] an aa /ˈθləsɨn/;[5] binomial name: Thylacinus cynocephalus, Greek for "dug-heidit pouched ane") wis the lairgest kent carnivorous marsupial o modren times.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 23. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. M. McKnight (2008). "Thylacinus cynocephalus". IUCN Red Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naiture. Retrieved 23 July 2010. 
  3. Macquarie ABC Dictionary. The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd. 2003. p. 1032. ISBN 978-1-87642-937-9. 
  4. "thylacine". Oxford English Dictionary (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. 2001. 
  5. "thylacine". Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 30 May 2009.