Small dorcopsis

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Small dorcopsis[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Macropodidae
Genus: Dorcopsulus
Species: D. vanheurni
Binomial name
Dorcopsulus vanheurni
(Thomas, 1922)
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Small dorcopsis range

The lesser forest-wallaby or small dorcopsis (Dorcopsulus vanheurni) is a species of marsupial in the Macropodidae family. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. 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. 62. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Leary, T., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Helgen, K., Allison, A., James, R., Flannery, T., Aplin, K., Dickman, C. & Salas, L. (2008). Dorcopsulus vanheurni. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as near threatened