New Guinean Planigale

New Guinean Planigale[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Dasyuromorphia
Family: Dasyuridae
Genus: Planigale
Species: P. novaeguineae
Binomial name
Planigale novaeguineae
Tate & Archbold, 1941
New Guinean Planigale range

The New Guinean Planigale (Planigale novaeguineae), also known as the Papuan Planigale, is a species of small marsupial carnivore native to the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands of New Guinea.


  1. ^ Groves, C. (2005). Wilson, D. E., & Reeder, D. M, eds. ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 37. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ Leary, T., Seri, L., Flannery, T., Wright, D., Hamilton, S., Helgen, K., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Allison, A., James, R., Dickman, C., Lunde, D., Bonaccorso, F. & Woolley, P. (2008). Planigale novaeguineae. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern