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Spilocuscus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Marsupialia
Ordo: Diprotodontia
Subordo: Phalangeriformes
Superfamilia: Phalangeroidea
Familia: Phalangeridae
Subfamilia: Phalangerinae
Genus: Spilocuscus
Species: S. kraemeri - S. maculatus - S. papuensis - S. rufoniger - S. wilsoni

Name

Spilocuscus Gray, 1862

Type species: Phalangista maculata Desmarest, 1818

References

* Spilocuscus on Mammal Species of the World.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder
* Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1861: 316 [1862].

Spilocuscus is a genus of marsupial in the family Phalangeridae. It contains the following species:

* Admiralty Island Cuscus, Spilocuscus kraemeri
* Common Spotted Cuscus, Spilocuscus maculatus
* Waigeou Cuscus, Spilocuscus papuensis
* Black-spotted Cuscus, Spilocuscus rufoniger
* Blue-eyed Spotted Cuscus, Spilocuscus wilsoni


References

1. ^ Groves, Colin P. (16 November 2005). "Genus Spilocuscus". In Wilson, Don E., and Reeder, DeeAnn M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols. (2142 pp.). pp. 48-49. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494

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