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SPECIES Microperoryctes papuensis

Author:Laurie, 1952.
Citation:Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Zool., 1: 291.
Common Name:Papuan Bandicoot
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Milne Bay Prov., Mt. Mura, (30 mi [48 km] NW Mt. Simpson), Boneno, 1220-1525 m.
Distribution:SE interior New Guinea, 1200-2650 m.
Status:IUCN Data Deficient. Rare.
Comments:Formerly included in Peroryctes, but see Groves and Flannery (1990).
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