Trichosurus vulpecula

Trichosurus vulpecula, Photo: Michael Lahanas

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: Trichosurinae
Genus: Trichosurus
Species: Trichosurus vulpecula

Fig. 69.

Vulpine Phalanger. Trichosurus vulpecula

Name

Trichosurus vulpecula (Kerr, 1792)

Type locality: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney

Synonyms

* Didelphis vulpecula Kerr, 1792

References

* Trichosurus vulpecula 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
* Linnaeus: Anim. Kingdom 1: 198.

Vernacular names
Internationalization
Deutsch: Fuchskusu
English: Common Brushtail Possum
Español: Posúm de cola de escoba
Français: Phalanger renard
עברית: פוסום אוסטרלי כסוף-אפור
日本語: フクロギツネ
Nederlands: Voskoesoe
Polski: Pałanka kuzu
Suomi: Kettukusu

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