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Myrmecobiidae


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(superfamily Dasyuroidea, order Dasyuromorphia)

A monospecific family (Myrmecobius fasciatus), the numbat or banded ant-eater, which has up to 52 teeth, an elongated snout, no cheek pouch, and feeds on ants and termites. It is distributed in open forest and scrub habitats in western and southern Australia.

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