Banggai cuscus

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Banggai cuscus
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Phalangeridae
Genus: Strigocuscus
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 family Phalangeridae. It is endemic to Indonesia.

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


  1. ^ Leary, T.; Singadan, R.; Menzies, J.; Helgen, K.; Allison, A.; James, R.; Flannery, T.; Aplin, K.; Dickman, C. & Salas, L. (2008). "Strigocuscus pelengensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008. Retrieved 28 December 2008.
  2. ^ Mammal Species of the World By Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder, page 49