Coppery ringtail possum

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Coppery ringtail possum[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Pseudocheiridae
Genus: Pseudochirops
P. cupreus
Binomial name
Pseudochirops cupreus
(Thomas, 1897)
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Coppery ringtail possum range

The coppery ringtail possum (Pseudochirops cupreus) is a species of marsupial in the family Pseudocheiridae. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.[2]


It is known as ymduŋ; bald, kagm, kas-gs, tglem-tud in the Kalam language of Papua New Guinea.[3]


  1. ^ Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 53. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Helgen, K.; Dickman, C. & Salas, L. (2008). "Pseudochirops cupreus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008. Retrieved 28 December 2008.
  3. ^ Pawley, Andrew and Ralph Bulmer. 2011. A Dictionary of Kalam with Ethnographic Notes. Canberra. Pacific Linguistics.