Phalangeridae


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Related to Phalangeridae: Common Brushtail Possum, Burramyidae
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Noun1.Phalangeridae - phalangers; koalas
mammal family - a family of mammals
Marsupialia, order Marsupialia - coextensive with the subclass Metatheria
opossum, phalanger, possum - small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long usually prehensile tails
genus Phalanger - type genus of the family Phalangeridae: cuscuses
genus Trichosurus, Trichosurus - a genus of Phalangeridae
genus Petaurus, Petaurus - a genus of Phalangeridae
Acrobates, genus Acrobates - a genus of Phalangeridae
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A BLUE-eyed Spotted Cuscus (Spilocuscus Wilsoni) is a species of marsupial in the Phalangeridae family.
This empirical correlation between the P pattern of flexor tendon morphology and arboreality led us to analyze this character in the marsupial groups Didelphidae, Phalangeridae, and Dasyuridae, which include fully arboreal forms like Phalanger, Thylamys, Micoureus, and Caluromys; scansorial forms such as Didelphis and Myoictis; and strongly terrestrial forms like Metachirus and Monodelphis.