Reclusive ringtail possum

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Reclusive ringtail possum[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Pseudocheiridae
Genus: Pseudochirops
P. coronatus
Binomial name
Pseudochirops coronatus
(Thomas, 1897)
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Reclusive ringtail possum range

The reclusive ringtail possum or Monk ringtail possum (Pseudochirops coronatus) is a species of marsupial in the family Pseudocheiridae. It is endemic to the Arfak Mountains in the Vogelkop Peninsula of West Papua, Indonesia.[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. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Flannery, T.; Leary, T.; Singadan, R.; Menzies, J.; Wright, D.; Helgen, K.; Dickman, C.; Salas, L. (2016). "Pseudochirops coronatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T40582A21962888. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T40582A21962888.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.