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Species profile—Dactylopsila trivirgata (striped possum)


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

Animalia (animals)
Mammalia (mammals)
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
Alternate name(s)
striped phalanger
common striped possum
white-footed phalanger
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
Pest status

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This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0.

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

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Last updated
8 March 2022
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