New Guinean spiny bandicoot

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New Guinean spiny bandicoots[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Peramelemorphia
Family: Peramelidae
Subfamily: Echymiperinae
Genus: Echymipera
Lesson, 1842
Type species
Perameles kalubu
Fischer, 1829

The New Guinean spiny bandicoots (genus Echymipera) are members of the order Peramelemorphia.


  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. pp. 41–42. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.