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SPECIES Phalanger gymnotis

Author:Peters and Doria, 1875.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, 7: 543.
Common Name:Ground Cuscus
Type Locality:Indonesia, Aru Isls, Gialnhegen Isl (restricted by Van der Feen, 1962:40).
Distribution:New Guinea; Aru Isls and other small Indonesian islands.
Status:IUCN Data Deficient. Common.
Comments:Distribution poorly known. Included in Strigocuscus by Flannery et al. (1987), but Norris (1994) and Kirsch et al. (1997) found that it is part of the Phalanger clade.
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SUBSPECIES gymnotis

SUBSPECIES leucippus

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