Plush-coated ringtail possum

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Plush-coated ringtail possum[1]
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Pseudocheiridae
Genus: Pseudochirops
Species: P. corinnae
Binomial name
Pseudochirops corinnae
(Thomas, 1897)
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Plush-coated ringtail possum range

The plush-coated ringtail possum or golden ringtail possum (Pseudochirops corinnae) is a species of marsupial in the Pseudocheiridae family. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.[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. 53. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ a b Leary, T., Singadan, R., Menzies, J., Wright, D., Helgen, K., Dickman, C. & Salas, L. (2008). Pseudochirops corinnae. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as near threatened