Sulawesi bear cuscus

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Sulawesi bear cuscus[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Phalangeridae
Genus: Ailurops
Species: A. ursinus
Binomial name
Ailurops ursinus
(Temminck, 1824)
Sulawesi bear cuscus range
Synonyms

Phalanger ursinus (Temminck, 1824)

The Sulawesi bear cuscus or Sulawesi bear phalanger (Ailurops ursinus) is a species of marsupial in the family Phalangeridae. It is endemic to Sulawesi and nearby islands in Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Groves, C. P. (2005). "Order Diprotodontia". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 45. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Salas, L., Dickman, C., Helgen, K. & Flannery, T. (2008). Ailurops ursinus. 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