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Species profile—Petropseudes dahli (rock ringtail possum)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Pseudocheiridae (Ringtail Possums and Greater Gliders) → Petropseudes dahli (rock ringtail possum)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Pseudocheiridae (Ringtail Possums and Greater Gliders)
Scientific name
Petropseudes dahli (Collett, 1895)
Common name
rock ringtail possum
Type reference
Collett, R. (1895). On a new Pseudochirus from N.W. Australia. Zoologischer Anzeiger 18(490), 464-468.
WildNet taxon ID
849
Synonym(s)
Pseudocheirus dahli
Pseudochirus dahlii
Petropseudes dahlii
Alternate name(s)
rock-haunting ringtail
rock possum
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=849

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022
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