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Dorcopsis muelleri  (Lesson, 1827)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 552719

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Brown Dorcopsis [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassMetatheria Huxley, 1880  
                               OrderDiprotodontia Owen, 1866  
                                  SuborderMacropodiformes Ameghino, 1889  
                                     FamilyMacropodidae Gray, 1821 – kangaroos, wallabies  
                                        SubfamilyMacropodinae Gray, 1821  
                                           GenusDorcopsis Schlegel and Müller, 1845 – New Guinean forest wallabies  
                                              SpeciesDorcopsis muelleri (Lesson, 1827) – Brown Dorcopsis  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Dorcopsis muelleri lorentzii Jentink, 1908  
                                                 Subspecies Dorcopsis muelleri muelleri (Lesson, 1827)  
                                                 Subspecies Dorcopsis muelleri mysoliae Thomas, 1913  
                                                 Subspecies Dorcopsis muelleri yapeni Groves and Flannery, 1989  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Colin P. Groves  
  Notes: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, The Australian National University, GPO Box 4, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia   
  Reference for: Dorcopsis muelleri    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Dorcopsis muelleri   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Dorcopsis muelleri, Brown Dorcopsis [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Australia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc). Common  
    Comments: D. muelleri was regarded as a junior synonym of D. veterum by Kirsch and Calaby (1977:21) and Husson (1955:299). George and Schuerer (1978) rejected veterum as based on a Dendrolagus (probably inustus), and employed muelleri; Groves and Flannery (1989) agreed. The original name Didelphis brunii Quoy and Gaimard was preoccupied and is now Macropus muelleri. The Yapen Isl form (yapeni) is strongly distinct, apparently outside the range of those from other parts of the range, though samples ar...  
 

 

   

 
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