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. leucura
Binomial name
Myoictis leucura
Woolley, 2005

Woolley's three-striped dasyure (Myoictis leucura) 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 leucura". 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 data deficient