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SPECIES Dendrolagus matschiei

Author:Forster and Rothschild, 1907.
Citation:Nov. Zool., 14: 506.
Common Name:Huon Tree-kangaroo
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Morobe Prov., Rawlinson Mtns.
Distribution:Extreme NE interior New Guinea (Huon Peninsula), 1000 to 3300 m; Umboi Isl and Mt. Agulupella in W New Britain (introduced).
Status:IUCN Endangered. Uncommon.
Comments:See Kirsch and Calaby (1977:21) and Lidicker and Ziegler (1968). See also comments under goodfellowi.
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Synonyms:

    deltae Troughton and Le Souef, 1936
    flavidior Matschie, 1912
    xanthotis Rothschild and Dollman, 1936

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