New Guinean mouse bandicoot

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New Guinean mouse bandicoots[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Peramelemorphia
Family: Peramelidae
Subfamily: Echymiperinae
Genus: Microperoryctes
Stein, 1932
Type species
Microperoryctes murina
Stein, 1932

The New Guinean mouse bandicoots (genus Microperoryctes) or striped bandicoots are members of the order Peramelemorphia.[1] In addition to the named species, there are two currently undescribed members of this genus.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b 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. 42. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.