Acrobatidae

Class Mammalia Order Diprotodontia Family Acrobatidae

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Small possums with a very long feather-like tail, fringed on two sides with straight hairs; the body fur is predominantly pale gray, white on the underside, with white and dark face and body markings that vary with species

Size

Head and body length 2.4-4.7 in (6-12 cm); tail 2.6-6 in (6.5-15 cm); weight 0.35-2.1 oz (10-60 g)

Number of genera, species

2 genera; 2 species

Habitat

Forests, woodland, scrub, and gardens

Conservation status

Not threatened

Distribution

Eastern Australia and New Guinea

Distribution

Eastern Australia and New Guinea

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