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SPECIES Myoictis melas

Author:Müller, 1840.
Citation:In Temminck, Verh. Nat. Ges. Ned. Overz. Bezitt., Land-en Volkenkunde: 20[1840], see comments.
Common Name:Three-striped Dasyure
Type Locality:"Nieuw-Guinea, in de triton's baai (op 3°39'Z. breedte)" = Indonesia, Prov. of Papua (= Irian Jaya), Fakfak Div., Lobo Dist., near Triton Bay, Mt. Lamantsjieri.
Distribution:Prov. of Papua (= Irian Jaya) and NE Papua New Guinea; Salawati Isl. Also Waigeo, Yapen, possibly Batanta.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc). Secure.
Comments:This species was further described by Müller and Schlegel, in Temminck, Verh. Nat. Gesch. Nederland. Overz. Bezitt., Zool., Mammalia, p. 149[1845], pl. 25[1843].



    bruijni (Peters, 1875)
    buergersi (Stein, 1932)
    senex (Stein, 1932)
    thorbeckiana (Schlegel, 1866)
    wavicus Tate, 1947

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