Dactylopsila kambuayai Aplin, 1999:373

Vogelkop striped possum, Vogelkop ringtail possum



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: mid-Holocene (Aplin et al., 1999)

Since rediscovered?



Arfak Mountains, Bird's Head Peninsula (=Vogelkop Peninsula), Irian Jaya, Indonesia, New Guinea


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Aplin, Kenneth Peter. In: Aplin, Kenneth Peter, Pasveer, Juliette M. and Boles, Walter E. (1999). Late Quaternary vertebrates from the Bird’s Head Peninsula, Irian Jaya, Indonesia, including descriptions of two previously unknown marsupial species. 6th Conference on Australasian vertebrate evolution, palaeontology and systematics, and extinction Records of the Western Australian Museum 57(suppl.): 351-387.


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