Pseudochirulus larvatus (Förster and Rothschild, 1911) – Masked Ringtail
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.
Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2
Johns Hopkins University Press
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Pseudochiruluslarvatus, Masked Ringtail [English]
Comments: Diagnostically distinct from SE forbesi, and separated by a sharp boundary between Wau and the Kratke Mtns (Flannery, 1994a; Musser and Sommer, 1992), which strongly suggests that larvatus is specifically distinct
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