New Guinean mouse bandicoot

New Guinean mouse bandicoots[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Peramelemorphia
Family: Peramelidae
Subfamily: Echymiperinae
Genus: Microperoryctes
Stein, 1932
Type species
Microperoryctes murina
Stein, 1932

The New Guinean mouse bandicoots (genus Microperoryctes) or striped bandicoots are members of the order Peramelemorphia.[1] In addition to the named species, there are two currently undescribed members of this genus.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b Groves, Colin P. (16 November 2005). "Order Peramelemorphia (pp. 38-42)". In Wilson, Don E., and Reeder, DeeAnn M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols. (2142 pp.). p. 42. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.