Sulawesi dwarf cuscus

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Sulawesi dwarf cuscus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Phalangeridae
Genus: Strigocuscus
S. celebensis
Binomial name
Strigocuscus celebensis
(Gray, 1858)
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Sulawesi dwarf cuscus range

The Sulawesi dwarf cuscus (Strigocuscus celebensis) is a species of arboreal marsupial in the family Phalangeridae that is endemic to Sulawesi and nearby islands in Indonesia.[2] It inhabits tropical moist lowland forest and is nocturnal, folivorous and usually found in pairs.[1] S. celebensis is threatened by hunting and deforestation.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Helgen, K.; Aplin, K.; Dickman, C.; Salas, L. (2020). "Strigocuscus celebensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T20890A21951742. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-2.RLTS.T20890A21951742.en. Retrieved 17 November 2021.
  2. ^ Groves, C. P. (2005). "Order Diprotodontia". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 49. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.