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Caluromyinae[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Subfamily: Caluromyinae
Kirsch, 1977
Genera

Caluromys
Caluromysiops
Glironia
Pachybiotherium

Caluromyinae is a subfamily of opossums. It includes the extant genera Caluromys, Caluromysiops and Glironia, as well as the extinct Pachybiotherium. It has sometimes been classed as a full family, Caluromyidae.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Gardner, Alfred (2005-11-16). Wilson, D. E., and Reeder, D. M.. ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 3-4. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3.  
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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Marsupialia
Ordo: Didelphimorphia
Familia: Didelphidae
Subfamilia: Caluromyinae
Genera: Caluromys - Caluromysiops
[list of genera after Voss & Jansa (2009)]

Name

Caluromyinae Kirsch, 1977

References

  • Voss, R.S.; Jansa, S.A. 2009: Phylogenetic relationships and classification of didelphid marsupials, an extant radiation of New World metatherian mammals. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, (322)
  • Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. ser., 52: 111
  • Mammal Species of the World, A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd edition, 2005 ISBN 0801882214

links

  • Caluromyinae on Mammal species of the World.
    Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed).

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