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Pseudochirulus schlegeli (Jentink, 1884)

Arfak ringtail possum, Vogelkop ringtail possum

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Pseudocheirus schlegeli (Jentink, 1884); Pseudocheirus lewisi Dollman, 1930

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1880

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable

 

Distribution

Arfak Mountains, Vogelkop Peninsula, Papua Province, Indonesia, New Guinea

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Flannery, T. F. (1995). The Mammals of New Guinea, 2nd edition. Reed Books, Sydney, Australia.

Helgen, K., Dickman, C. & Salas, L. (2016). Pseudochirulus schlegeli. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T40641A21962129. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T40641A21962129.en. Downloaded on 14 August 2018.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/14259/arfak-ringtail-pseudochirulus-schlegeli

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