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Review Article

Marsupial Genome Sequences: Providing Insight into Evolution and Disease

Table 1

There are currently 63 Australian marsupials listed as threatened on the IUCN list.

OrderExtinctExtantThreatenedNear threatened

Dasyuromorphia (e.g., devil, quolls, dunnarts)1731210
Diprotodontia (e.g., wombats, wallabies, possums)71394516
Notoryctemorphia (marsupial mole)*02
Peramelemorphia (e.g., bandicoots, bilby)31961

* Data deficient—threatened status not determined.