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SPECIES Distoechurus pennatus

Author:Peters, 1874.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, 6: 303.
Common Name:Feather-tailed Possum
Type Locality:Indonesia, Prov. of Papua (= Irian Jaya), Vogelkop, Manokwari Div., "Andai" (Probably = Arfak Mtns, Hatam, 1520 m). See Van der Feen (1962:52).
Distribution:New Guinea.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc). Abundant.
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Synonyms:

    amoenus Thomas, 1920
    dryas Thomas, 1920
    neuhassi Matschie, 1916

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