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 Murexia genus. 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., Dickman, C., Lunde, D. & Aplin, K. (2008). Murexia longicaudata. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern

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