Lowlands tree-kangaroo

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Lowlands tree-kangaroo[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Macropodidae
Genus: Dendrolagus
Species: D. spadix
Binomial name
Dendrolagus spadix
Troughton & Le Souef, 1936
Lowlands Tree Kangaroo area.png
Lowlands tree-kangaroo range

The lowland tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus spadix) is a species of marsupial in the Macropodidae family. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]


  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. 61. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Leary, T., Seri, L., Wright, D., Hamilton, S., Helgen, K., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Allison, A., James, R., Dickman, C., Aplin, K., Salas, L., Flannery, T. & Bonaccorso, F. (2008). Dendrolagus spadix. 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