Talaud bear cuscus

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Talaud bear cuscus[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Phalangeridae
Genus: Ailurops
Species: A. melanotis
Binomial name
Ailurops melanotis
(Thomas, 1898)
Talaud Bear Cuscus area.png
Talaud bear cuscus range

The Talaud bear cuscus (Ailurops melanotis) is a species of marsupial in the Phalangeridae family. It is endemic to Salibabu Island in the Talaud Islands, Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 45. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ Flannery, T. & Helgen, K. (2008). Ailurops melanotis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2008-11-24.