Reclusive ringtail possum

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Reclusive ringtail possum[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Pseudocheiridae
Genus: Pseudochirops
Species: P. coronatus
Binomial name
Pseudochirops coronatus
Thomas, 1897
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Reclusive ringtail possum range

The reclusive ringtail possum (Pseudochirops coronatus) is a species of marsupial in the Pseudocheiridae family. It is endemic to the Arfak Mountains in the Vogelkop Peninsula of West Papua, Indonesia.[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. 53. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Flannery, T., Leary, T., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Wright, D., Helgen, K., Dickman, C. & Salas, L. (2008). Pseudochirops coronatus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as vulnerable