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SPECIES Phalanger ornatus

Author:Gray, 1860.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1860: 374.
Common Name:Ornate Cuscus
Type Locality:Indonesia: Bachian (= Bacan or Batjan) Isl.
Distribution:Halmahera, Bacan, possibly Morotai Isls (Indonesia).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc). Apparently common.
Comments:For status see Groves (1987). Provisionally allotted to Strigocuscus by Flannery et al. (1987) although they did not examine specimens.
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