Waigeo cuscus (Spilocuscus papuensis)

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Waigeo cuscus fact file

Waigeo cuscus description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderDiprotodontia
FamilyPhalangeridae
GenusSpilocuscus (1)

Information on the Waigeo cuscus is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Waigeo spotted cuscus.
French
Couscous De Waigeo.
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Waigeo cuscus status

Classified as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (April, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (April, 2010)
    http://www.cites.org
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Waigeo cuscus  
Waigeo cuscus

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Mrs. Like Wijaya
P.O. Box 289
Sorong 98401
Indonesia
manager@PapuaExpeditions.com
http://www.PapuaExpeditions.com

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