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Table 1 Formal phylogenetic definitions proposed here for Dasyuromorphia and selected dasyuromorphian subclades

From: Total evidence phylogeny and evolutionary timescale for Australian faunivorous marsupials (Dasyuromorphia)

Clade Definition Definition type
Dasyuromorphia the most inclusive clade including Dasyurus viverrinus, but excluding Perameles nasuta, Notoryctes typhlops, Phalanger orientalis and Dromiciops gliroides stem
Dasyuroidea the least inclusive clade including Dasyurus viverrinus, Myrmecobius fasciatus and Thylacinus cynocephalus crown
Dasyuridae the most inclusive clade including Dasyurus viverrinus, but excluding Myrmecobius fasciatus and Thylacinus cynocephalus stem
Myrmecobiidae the most inclusive clade including Myrmecobius fasciatus, but excluding Dasyurus viverrinus and Thylacinus cynocephalus stem
Thylacinidae the most inclusive clade including Thylacinus cynocephalus, but excluding Dasyurus viverrinus and Myrmecobius fasciatus stem
Dasyurinae the most inclusive clade including Dasyurus viverrinus, but excluding Sminthopsis crassicaudata stem
Sminthopsinae the most inclusive clade including Sminthopsis crassicaudata, but excluding Dasyurus viverrinus stem
Dasyurini the most inclusive clade including Dasyurus viverrinus, but excluding Phascogale tapoatafa, Planigale ingrami and Sminthopsis crassicaudata stem
Phascogalini the most inclusive clade including Phascogale tapoatafa, but excluding Dasyurus viverrinus, Planigale ingrami and Sminthopsis crassicaudata stem
Planigalini the most inclusive clade including Planigale ingrami, but excluding Dasyurus viverrinus, Phascogale tapoatafa and Sminthopsis crassicaudata stem
Sminthopsini the most inclusive clade including Sminthopsis crassicaudata, but excluding Dasyurus viverrinus, Phascogale tapoatafa and Planigale ingrami stem