Raffray's bandicoot

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Raffray's bandicoot[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Peramelemorphia
Family: Peroryctidae
Genus: Peroryctes
Species: P. raffrayana
Binomial name
Peroryctes raffrayana
(Milne-Edwards, 1878)
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Raffray's bandicoot range

Raffray's bandicoot (Peroryctes raffrayana) is a species of marsupial in the family Peroryctidae. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.[2]


  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. 41. 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.; Allison, A.; Aplin, K.; et al. (2008). "Peroryctes raffrayana". 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