Striped bandicoot

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Striped bandicoot[1]
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M. longicauda
Binomial name
Microperoryctes longicauda
(Peters & Doria, 1876)
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Striped bandicoot range

The striped bandicoot (Microperoryctes longicauda) is a species of marsupial in the family Peramelidae. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.[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. 42. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Leary, T.; Wright, D.; Hamilton, S.; Singadan, R.; Menzies, J.; Bonaccorso, F.; Helgen, K.; Seri, L.; Aplin, K.; Dickman, C.; et al. (2008). "Microperoryctes longicauda". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern