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Dorcopsis or gazelle-faced wallabies

Dorcopsis wallabies belong to the genera Dorcopsis and Dorcopsulus. They live in the tropical forests of New Guinea and Southeast Indonesia.

They include the following species: Brown dorcopsis (Dorcopsis muelleri), White-striped dorcopsis (D. hageni), Black dorcopsis (D. atrata), Gray dorcopsis (D. luctuosa), Small dorcopsis (Dorcopsulus vanheurni), Macleay's dorcopsis (D. macleayi) Another classification includes the following species: Black Dorcopsis (Dorcopsis atrata); White-striped Dorcopsis (D. hageni); Gray Dorcopsis (D. luctuosa); Brown Dorcopsis (D. muelleri)
  • Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 61-62. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3.
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Dorcopsis (genus)

Dorcopsis is a genus of marsupial in the Macropodidae family. It contains the following species:

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  1. ^ Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 61–62. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
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Dorcopsis

The dorcopsises are the marsupials of the genera Dorcopsis and Dorcopsulus. They are found in the tropical forests of New Guinea and Southeast Indonesia. They are placed in the subfamily Macropodinae, along with other Australasian marsupials such as wallabies, kangaroos, tree-kangaroos, pademelons, and quokkas.

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