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[by whom?] 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