Eastern common cuscus

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Eastern common cuscus[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Phalangeridae
Genus: Phalanger
Species: P. intercastellanus
Binomial name
Phalanger intercastellanus
Thomas, 1895
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Eastern common cuscus range

The eastern common cuscus (Phalanger intercastellanus) is a species of marsupial in the Phalangeridae family found in eastern Papua New Guinea.[2] Until recently, it was considered conspecific with P. mimicus, and before that also with P. orientalis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 46. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Leary, T., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Helgen, K., Wright, D., Allison, A., Hamilton, S., Salas, L. & Dickman, C. (2008). Phalanger intercastellanus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern