any member of a family (Dasyuridae) of marsupial mammals that includes the native cats, marsupial mice and rats, and their allies. All of the approximately 50 species occur in New Guinea, the Aru Islands, Australia, and Tasmania.

      For specific dasyurids, see native cat; Tasmanian devil; crest-tailed marsupial rat; marsupial mouse; numbat.

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