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SPECIES Dendrolagus ursinus

Author:Temminck, 1836.
Citation:Discours preliminaire destine a servir d'introduction al faune du Japon: 6 (footnote 2).
Common Name:Ursine Tree-kangaroo
Type Locality:Indonesia, Prov. of Papua (= Irian Jaya), Fakfak Div., Lobo Dist., near Triton Bay, Mt. Lamantsjieri.
Distribution:Volgelkop and Fakfak peninsulas, extreme NW New Guinea, sea level to 2500 m.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Data Deficient.
Comments:Does not include inustus (see Kirsch and Calaby, 1977:17). Correct original citation presented by Husson (1955).
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    leucogenys Matschie, 1916

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