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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Gracilinanus
Gardner & Creighton, 1989
Type species
Didelphys microtarsus
Wagner, 1842

Gracilinanus is a genus of opossum in the Didelphidae family. It was separated from the genus Marmosa in 1989, and has since had the genus Cryptonanus removed from it. It contains the following species:[1]


  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. 6-7. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 


Up to date as of January 23, 2010

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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: Didelphinae
Tribus: Thylamyini
Genus: Gracilinanus
Species: G. aceramarcae - G. agilis - G. dryas - G. emiliae - G. marica - G. microtarsus


Graciliananus Gardner & Creighton, 1989

Type species: Didelphys microtarsus Wagner, 1842


Vernacular names


  • Gracilinanus 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).
  • Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 102: 4.
  • Mammal Species of the World, A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd edition, 2005 ISBN 0801882214


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