Vogelkop ringtail possum

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Vogelkop ringtail possum[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Pseudocheiridae
Genus: Pseudochirulus
Species: P. schlegeli
Binomial name
Pseudochirulus schlegeli
(Jentink, 1884)
Vogelkop Ringtail Possum area.png
Vogelkop ringtail possum range
Synonyms

Pseudochirulus schlegeli (Jentink, 1884)

The Vogelkop ringtail possum (Pseudochirulus schlegeli) is a species of marsupial in the Pseudocheiridae family. It is endemic to the Vogelkop Peninsula, West Papua, Indonesia. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]

References[edit]

  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. 53. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Helgen, K., Dickman, C. & Salas, L. (2008). Pseudochirulus schlegeli. 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