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SPECIES Microperoryctes murina

Author:Stein, 1932.
Citation:Z. Säugetierk., 7: 257.
Common Name:Mouse Bandicoot
Type Locality:Indonesia, Prov. of Papua (= Irian Jaya), Paniai Div., Weyland Mtns, Sumuri Mtn, 2500 m.
Distribution:W interior New Guinea., Vogelkop and Weyland Range, around 2000 m.
Status:IUCN – Data Deficient. Rare.
Comments:The two isolates of this species are actually distinct species (Helgen and Flannery, work in progress).
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