Lowlands tree-kangaroo

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Lowlands tree-kangaroo[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Macropodidae
Genus: Dendrolagus
Species: D. spadix
Binomial name
Dendrolagus spadix
Troughton & Le Souef, 1936
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Lowlands tree-kangaroo range

The Lowland tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus spadix) is a species of tree-kangaroo in the family Macropodidae.

The marsupial is endemic to the Southern New Guinea lowland rain forests ecoregion in southwestern Papua New Guinea, on New Guinea island.


Dendrolagus spadix is an IUCN Red List Vulnerable species, threatened by habitat loss.[2]

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  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. 61. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Leary, T.; Seri, L.; Wright, D.; Hamilton, S.; Helgen, K.; Singadan, R.; Menzies, J.; Allison, A.; James, R.; Dickman, C.; et al. (2008). "Dendrolagus spadix". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008.