Mountain cuscus

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Mountain cuscus[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Phalangeridae
Genus: Phalanger
P. carmelitae
Binomial name
Phalanger carmelitae
Thomas, 1898
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Mountain cuscus range

The mountain cuscus (Phalanger carmelitae) is a species of marsupial in the family Phalangeridae found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.[2]


  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. 47. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Leary, T.; Singadan, R.; Menzies, J.; Helgen, K.; Wright, D.; Allison, A.; Salas, L.; Dickman, C. (2016). "Phalanger carmelitae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T16853A21950989. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T16853A21950989.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.