Short-furred dasyure

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Short-furred dasyure[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Dasyuromorphia
Family: Dasyuridae
Subfamily: Dasyurinae
Tribe: Phascogalini
Genus: Murexia
Tate & Archbold, 1937
Species: M. longicaudata
Binomial name
Murexia longicaudata
(Schlegel, 1866)
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Short-furred dasyure range
(blue — native, red — introduced)

The short-furred dasyure (Murexia longicaudata), also known as the short-haired marsupial mouse, is a member of the order Dasyuromorphia. It is the only species in the genus Murexia. It lives in Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.


  1. ^ Groves, C.P. (2005). "Order Dasyuromorphia". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 31. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Woolley, P.; Leary, T.; Seri, L.; Wright, D.; Hamilton, S.; Helgen, K.; Singadan, R.; Menzies, J.; Allison, A.; James, R.; et al. (2008). "Murexia longicaudata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 

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