Dorcopsis (genus)

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Dorcopsis[1]
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An illustration of a Gray dorcopsis
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Dorcopsis

Schlegel and Müller, 1845
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Dorcopsis is a genus of marsupial in the family Macropodidae. The members of the genus are found on the island of New Guinea.

Species[edit]

The genus contains the following species:

A fifth, as-yet-undescribed dark-colored 30cm high species was discovered in the Foja Mountains in northern West Papua in 2008.

References[edit]

  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. pp. 61–62. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.