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Spilocuscus kraemeri

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: Spilocuscus kraemeri


Spilocuscus kraemeri (Schwarz, 1910)

Type locality: Papua New Guinea, Admiralty Isls, Manus Isl.

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* Spilocuscus kraemeri 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
* Sitzb. Ges. Naturf. Fr. Berlin, p. 406.

The Admiralty Island Cuscus or Manus Island Spotted Cuscus (Spilocuscus kraemeri) is a species of marsupial in the Phalangeridae family. It is endemic to the Admiralty Islands of Papua New Guinea.[2] It is the smallest member of the genus Spilocuscus, and the female has a black back, while the male has blackish spots on a white background. Both genders have rufous heads.


1. ^ Groves, C. (2005). Wilson, D. E., & Reeder, D. M, eds. ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 48. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3.
2. ^ a b Helgen, K., Leary, T., Singadan, R., Menzies, J. & Wright, D. (2008). Spilocuscus kraemeri. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as near threatened

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