Sulawesi bear cuscus

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Sulawesi bear cuscus[1]
Ailurops ursinus Naemundung 2 North Sulawesi.jpg
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 area.png
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