Clara's echymipera

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Clara's echymipera[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Peramelemorphia
Family: Peramelidae
Genus: Echymipera
Species: E. clara
Binomial name
Echymipera clara
Stein, 1932
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Clara's echymipera range

Clara's echymipera (Echymipera clara), or Clara's spiny bandicoot or White-lipped bandicoot, is a species of marsupial in the Peramelidae family. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Groves, C.P. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 41. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Leary, T., Wright, D., Hamilton, S., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Bonaccorso, F., Salas, L., Seri, L., Dickman, C., Helgen, K. & Aplin, K. (2008). Echymipera clara. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern