Brushtail Possum

The brushtail possums are the members of the genus, Trichosurus, a genus of marsupial in the Phalangeridae family.

It contains the following species:

  • Northern brushtail possum, Trichosurus arnhemensis
  • Short-eared possum, Trichosurus caninus
  • Mountain brushtail possum, Trichosurus cunninghami
  • Coppery brushtail possum, Trichosurus johnstonii
  • Common brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula
  • Common brushtail possum and young, Sydney

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Common Brushtail Possum - Biology and Ecology - Reproduction and Life History
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Northern Brushtail Possum
... The Northern brushtail possum (Trichosurus arnhemensis) is a nocturnal marsupial inhabiting northern Australia ... It is closely related to the Short-eared possum, Mountain brushtail possum, Coppery brushtail possum, and the Common brushtail possum, the other four species of its genus ...
... within the four genera of Australasian possum Ailurops Phalanger Spilocuscus Strigocuscus Extant Diprotodontia species Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Infraclass Marsupialia ... pelegensis) Trichosurus Northern brushtail possum (T ... arnhemensis) Short-eared possum (T ...