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Guajira Mouse Opossum[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Marmosa
Species: M. xerophila
Binomial name
Marmosa xerophila
Handley & Gordon, 1979

The Guajira Mouse Opossum (Marmosa xerophila) is a species of opossum in the Didelphidae family. It is found in Colombia and Venezuela.[2]


  1. ^ 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. 10. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.  
  2. ^ a b Weksler, M., Patterson, B & Bonvicino, C. (2008). Marmosa xerophila. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as vulnerable


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