Plush-coated ringtail possum

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Plush-coated ringtail possum[1]
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Pseudocheiridae
Genus: Pseudochirops
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 family Pseudocheiridae. It is found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.[2]


It is known as wcm, pungi-mdep, wlpog in the Kalam language of Papua New Guinea.[3]


  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. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Leary, T.; Singadan, R.; Menzies, J.; Wright, D.; Helgen, K.; Dickman, C. & Salas, L. (2008). "Pseudochirops corinnae". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T18504A8356425. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T18504A8356425.en. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  3. ^ Pawley, Andrew and Ralph Bulmer. 2011. A Dictionary of Kalam with Ethnographic Notes. Canberra. Pacific Linguistics.