Diversity of the

Australian Marsupials


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There are five known Australian marsupial orders, of which only one (Yalkaparidontia) is extinct. However this may just reflect the fact that the fossil record in this region is almost completely absent from 55 to 25mya.

Order: Dasyuromorphia.

Order: Notoryctemorphia.

Order: Peramelemorphia.

Order: Diprotodontia.

Order: Yalkaparidontia.