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Species profile—Dactylopsila trivirgata (striped possum)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Petauridae (Striped Possum and Wrist-winged Gliders) → Dactylopsila trivirgata (striped possum)

Photo of Dactylopsila trivirgata (striped possum) - Parsons, M.,QPWS,2011

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Petauridae (Striped Possum and Wrist-winged Gliders)
Scientific name
Dactylopsila trivirgata Gray, 1858
Common name
striped possum
Type reference
Gray, J.E. (1858). List of species of Mammalia sent from the Aru Islands by Mr A.R. Wallace to the British Museum. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1858: 106-114 [111]
WildNet taxon ID
873
Alternate name(s)
striped phalanger
common striped possum
white-footed phalanger
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
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=873

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
23 October 2019
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