Gebe cuscus

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Gebe cuscus[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Phalangeridae
Genus: Phalanger
P. alexandrae
Binomial name
Phalanger alexandrae
Flannery T. F & Boeadi, 1995
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Gebe cuscus range

The Gebe cuscus (Phalanger alexandrae) is a species of marsupial in the family Phalangeridae. It is endemic to the island of Gebe, North Maluku province, Indonesia, where it lives at elevations from sea level to 300 m.[2]

It is named after the Australian anthropologist Alexandra Szalay.[3]


  1. ^ Groves, C. P. (2005). "Order Diprotodontia". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 46. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Leary, T.; Singadan, R.; Menzies, J.; Helgen, K.; Wright, D.; Allison, A.; Flannery, T.; Salas, L. & Dickman, C. (2008). "Phalanger alexandrae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as endangered
  3. ^ Beolens, Bo. (2009). The eponym dictionary of mammals. Watkins, Michael, 1940-, Grayson, Michael. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 7. ISBN 978-0-8018-9533-3. OCLC 593239356.