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SPECIES Spilocuscus rufoniger

Author:Zimara, 1937.
Citation:Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien, 74: 35.
Common Name:Black-spotted Cuscus
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Morobe Prov., Sattelberg.
Distribution:N New Guinea, above 1200 m.
Status:IUCN Endangered.
Comments:Includes atrimaculatus (see G. G. George, 1979:98), but also see Feiler (1978a), who placed it in maculatus.
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