Painted ringtail possum

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Painted ringtail possum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Pseudocheiridae
Genus: Pseudochirulus
Species: P. forbesi
Binomial name
Pseudochirulus forbesi
(Thomas, 1887)
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Painted ringtail possum range

Pseudocheirus forbesi (Thomas, 1887)

The painted ringtail possum or moss-forest ringtail possum (Pseudochirulus forbesi) is a species of marsupial in the family Pseudocheiridae. It is found in 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. 52. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Helgen, K.; Dickman, C. & Salas, L. (2008). "Pseudochirulus forbesi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008.