Vogelkop ringtail possum

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Vogelkop ringtail possum[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Pseudocheiridae
Genus: Pseudochirulus
P. schlegeli
Binomial name
Pseudochirulus schlegeli
(Jentink, 1884)
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Vogelkop ringtail possum range

Pseudochirulus schlegeli (Jentink, 1884)

The Vogelkop ringtail possum (Pseudochirulus schlegeli) is a species of marsupial in the family Pseudocheiridae. It is endemic to the Vogelkop Peninsula, West Papua, Indonesia. It is threatened by habitat loss.[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 Helgen, K.; Dickman, C. & Salas, L. (2008). "Pseudochirulus schlegeli". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008. Retrieved 28 December 2008.