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Tschudi's Slender Opossum[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Marmosops
Species: M. impavidus
Binomial name
Marmosops impavidus
(Tschudi, 1844)

Tschudi's Slender Opossum, Marmosops impavidus, is an opossum species from South America, named after Swiss naturalist Johann Jakob von Tschudi. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela.

References

  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. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3.  
  2. ^ Weksler, M., Reid, F., Patterson, B. & Bonvicino, C. (2008). Marmosops impavidus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern
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