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Taxon: Order Marsupialia (mammal)
Classification by:

Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
   Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
     Class Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758 - mammals
       Order Marsupialia - marsupials see Cohort Marsupialia
         Family †Argyrolagidae Ameghino, 1904
         Family †Bonapartheriidae Pascual, 1980
         Family †Borhyaenidae Ameghino, 1894
         Family Burramyidae Broom, 1898 - pygmy possums
         Family Caenolestidae Trouessart, 1898 - "shrew" opossums
         Family Dasyuridae (Goldfuss, 1820) Waterhouse, 1838 - marsupial "mice" and "cats", and Tasmanian devil
         Family Didelphidae Gray, 1821 - American opossums
         Family †Diprotodontidae Gill, 1872
         Family †Ektopodontidae Stirton et al., 1967
         Family †Groeberiidae Patterson, 1952
         Family †Ilariidae Tedford & Woodburne, in Archer, 1987
         Family Macropodidae (Gray, 1821) Owen, 1839 - wallabies and kangaroos
         Family †Mayulestidae de Muizon, 1994
         Family Microbiotheriidae Ameghino, 1887
         Family †Miralinidae Woodburne et al., in Archer, 1987
         Family Myrmecobiidae Waterhouse, 1841
         Family †Necrolestidae Ameghino, 1894
         Family Notoryctidae Ogilby, 1892
         Family †Palorchestidae (Tate, 1948) Archer & Bartholomai, 1978
         Family †Patagoniidae Pascual & Carlini, 1987
         Family †Pediomyidae (Simpson, 1927) Clemens, 1966
         Family Peramelidae (Gray, 1825) Waterhouse, 1838 - bandicoots
         Family Petauridae (C.L. Bonaparte, 1838) Kirsch, 1968 - gliding, ring-tailed, and striped possums
         Family Phalangeridae Thomas, 1888 - possums and cuscuses
         Family Phascolarctidae Owen, 1839
         Family †Pilkipildridae Archer et al., in Archer, 1987
         Family †Polydolopidae Ameghino, 1897
         Family †Stagodontidae Marsh, 1889
         Family Tarsipedidae Gervais & Verreaux, 1842
         Family ‡Thylacinidae C.L. Bonaparte, 1838
         Family †Thylacoleonidae Gill, 1872
         Family Thylacomyidae Bensley, 1903 - rabbit-bandicoots
         Family †Thylacosmilidae (Riggs, 1933) Marshall, 1976
         Family Vombatidae Burnett, 1829[1830], nom. cons. - wombats
         Family †Wynyardiidae Osgood, 1921
         Family †Yalkaparidontidae Archer et al., 1988

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