The Tasmanie deil (Sarcophilus harrisii) is a carnivorous marsupial o the faimily Dasyuridae, nou foond in the wild anerly on the Australie island state o Tasmanie, includin tiny east-coast Maria Island whaur thare is a conservation project wi disease-free ainimals.

Tasmanie deil
A Tasmanian devil
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Infracless: Marsupialia
Order: Dasyuromorphia
Faimily: Dasyuridae
Genus: Sarcophilus
Species: S. harrisii
Binomial name
Sarcophilus harrisii
(Boitard, 1841)
A map showing one large island (Tasmania) and two small islands north of it. The whole of Tasmania is coloured in and the waters and small islands are not, as the devil is not extant there.
Distribution o the Tasmanie deil (grey)



  1. Hawkins, C.E.; McCallum, H.; Mooney, N.; Jones, M.; Holdsworth, M. (2008). "Sarcophilus harrisii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T40540A10331066. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T40540A10331066.en. Retrieved 27 August 2016.CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link) Listed as Endangered (EN A2be+3e v3.1)