Long-nosed echymipera

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Long-nosed echymipera[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Peramelemorphia
Family: Peramelidae
Genus: Echymipera
Species: E. rufescens
Binomial name
Echymipera rufescens
(Peters & Doria, 1875)
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Long-nosed echymipera range

The long-nosed echymipera (Echymipera rufescens), or long-nosed spiny bandicoot, is a species of marsupial in the family Peramelidae. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.[2]


  1. ^ Groves, C.P. (2005). "Order Peramelemorphia". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 41. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Leary, T., Wright, D., Hamilton, S., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Bonaccorso, F., Helgen, K., Seri, L., Allison, A., Winter, J., Aplin, K., Dickman, C. & Salas, L. (2008). Echymipera rufescens. 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

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