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SPECIES Phalanger sericeus

Author:Thomas, 1907.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 20: 74.
Common Name:Silky Cuscus
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Angabunga Range, Owgarra, 6,000 ft (= 1829 m).
Distribution:C and E New Guinea, higher elevations, above 1500 m.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc). Common.
Comments:Called P. vestitus by most authors, but see Menzies and Pernetta (1986:594).
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SUBSPECIES sericeus

SUBSPECIES occidentalis

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