Woolley's three-striped dasyure

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Woolley's three-striped dasyure
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Dasyuromorphia
Family: Dasyuridae
Genus: Myoictis
Species: M. leucera
Binomial name
Myoictis leucera
(Woolley, 2005)

The Woolley's three-striped dasyure (Myoictis leucera) is a member of the order Dasyuromorphia. This marsupial carnivore lives in Papua New Guinea.

This species inhabits primary montane forest. Like its congeners, it is thought to be diurnal and largely terrestrial. Peter Dwyer has noted seeing this species active during daylight hours.


  1. ^ Woolley, P. (2008). Myoictis leucera. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is data deficient