The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Pogonomelomys sp. nov. 'Ayamaru'



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: Holocene



Ayamaru region, Irian Jaya


Biology & Ecology










Aplin, Kenneth Peter, Pasveer, Juliette M. and Boles, Walter E. (1999). Late Quaternary vertebrates from the Bird’s Head Peninsula, Irian Jaya, Indonesia, including descriptions of two previously unknown marsupial species. 6th Conference on Australasian vertebrate evolution, palaeontology and systematics, and extinction Records of the Western Australian Museum 57(suppl.): 351-387. [Available from the WA Museum]


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