Tate's three-striped dasyure
|Tate's three-striped dasyure|
This species inhabits primary montane forest. Like its congeners, it is thought to be diurnal and largely terrestrial.
Myoictis wavicus was previously considered to be a subspecies of M. melas. It was recently elevated to full species status based on morphological and genetic examinations. It is most closely related to M. leucura.