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Diprotodontia


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(subclass Theria, infraclass Metatheria)

An order (or suborder) of marsupials, restricted to Australia and New Guinea, that are characterized by a pair of enlarged, procumbent, lower incisors. The order includes three superfamilies: Macropodoidea; Phalangeroidea; and Vombatoidea.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.


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