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SPECIES Thylacinus cynocephalus

Author:Harris, 1808.
Citation:Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 9: 174.
Common Name:Thylacine
Type Locality:Australia, Tasmania.
Distribution:Tasmania.
Status:CITES Appendix I [Possibly Extinct]; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Extinct.
Comments:Probably extinct; but tracks and sightings continue to be reported; see Ride (1970:201) and Rounsvell and Smith (1982). Species reviewed by Guiler (1986) and Paddle (2000).
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Synonyms:

    breviceps Krefft, 1868
    communis Anon., 1859
    harrisii Temminck, 1824
    lucocephalus (Grant, 1831)
    striatus Warlow, 1833

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