Mouse bandicoot

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Mouse bandicoot[1]
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M. murina
Binomial name
Microperoryctes murina
Stein, 1932
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Mouse bandicoot range

The mouse bandicoot (Microperoryctes murina) is a species of marsupial in the family Peramelidae. It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.[2]

Type Locality: Indonesia, Prov. of Papua (= Irian Jaya), Paniai Div., Weyland Mtns, Sumuri Mtn, 2500 m

References[edit]

  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. 42. 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.; Aplin, K.; Dickman, C.; et al. (2008). "Microperoryctes murina". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T13389A3879427. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T13389A3879427.en. Retrieved 16 January 2018. Database entry includes justification for why this species is data deficient