Diversity of the

Australian Marsupials


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Introduction.

Order: Dasyuromorphia.


Order: Notoryctemorphia.

Order: Peramelemorphia.

Order: Diprotodontia.

Order: Yalkaparidontia

The only known fully extinct Australian order, it is agreed they form part of an ancient Australian marsupial lineage, though their relationship to other orders is unclear. Their most distinguishing feature is their bizarre dentition.