Taxon profile


Ground Cuscus
Strigocuscus gymnotis (Peters & Doria, 1875)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Diprotodontia - diprotodont marsupials »  family Phalangeridae - brushtail possums »  genus Strigocuscus

Scientific synonyms

Phalanger gymnotis Peters & Doria, 1875

Least Concern


Taxon in country check-lists

Asia: Indonesia, Australia and Oceania: Papua New Guinea

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Strigocuscus gymnotis gymnotis (Peters & Doria, 1875)
subspecies Strigocuscus gymnotis leucippus Thomas, 1898

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Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [16856]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Phalanger gymnotis Peters & Doria, 1875]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Phalanger gymnotis Peters and Doria, 1875]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Strigocuscus gymnotis (Peters et Doria, 1875)]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Phalanger gymnotis]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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