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SPECIES Myoictis wallacii

Author:Gray, 1858.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1858: 112.
Common Name:Wallace’s Dasyure
Type Locality:Aru Isl.
Distribution:Southern New Guinea and Aru Isls (Indonesia).
Status:Unknown, but rare.
Comments:Usually considered a subspecies of M. melas, but separated as a species by Archer (1982:417), and molecular data suggest that they may have separated several million years ago (Krajewski et al., 1997a).
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