Banggai cuscus

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Banggai cuscus
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Phalangeridae
Genus: Strigocuscus
Species: S. pelengensis
Binomial name
Strigocuscus pelengensis
(Tate, 1945)
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Banggai Cuscus range

The Banggai cuscus (Strigocuscus pelengensis) is a species of marsupial in the Phalangeridae family. It is endemic to Indonesia.

It is a species of cuscus, a type of possum. It is found in the Peleng and Sula Islands of Indonesia.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leary, T., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Helgen, K., Allison, A., James, R., Flannery, T., Aplin, K., Dickman, C. & Salas, L. (2008). Strigocuscus pelengensis. 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
  2. ^ Mammal Species of the World By Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder, page 49