Taxon profile


Australian Spotted Cuscus
Spilocuscus maculatus nudicaudatus (Gould, 1850)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Diprotodontia - diprotodont marsupials »  family Phalangeridae - brushtail possums »  genus Spilocuscus »  species Spilocuscus maculatus - Common Spotted Cuscus

Scientific synonyms

Phalangista nudicaudata Gould, 1850
Phalangista (Pseudocheirus) nudicaudata Gould, 1850
Spilocuscus nudicaudatus
Pseudocheirus nudicaudata
Cuscus brevicaudatus Gray, 1858
Cuscus maculatus ochropus Gray, 1866

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [1c558154-85af-4b9d-9450-53a32fd9213d]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Spilocuscus maculatus nudicaudatus (Gould, 1850)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Spilocuscus maculatus nudicaudatus Gould, 1850]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Spilocuscus nudicaudatus (Gould, 1850)]

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