New Guinean planigale

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New Guinean planigale[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Dasyuromorphia
Family: Dasyuridae
Genus: Planigale
Species: P. novaeguineae
Binomial name
Planigale novaeguineae
Tate & Archbold, 1941
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New Guinean planigale range

The New Guinean planigale (Planigale novaeguineae), also known as the Papuan planigale, is a species of small marsupial carnivore native to the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands of New Guinea.


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  2. ^ Leary, T.; Seri, L.; Flannery, T.; Wright, D.; Hamilton, S.; Helgen, K.; Singadan, R.; Menzies, J.; Allison, A.; James, R.; et al. (2008). "Planigale novaeguineae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008.