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White-bellied Woolly Mouse Opossum
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Micoureus
Species: M. constantiae
Binomial name
Micoureus constantiae
(Thomas, 1904)

The White-bellied Woolly Mouse Opossum, Micoureus constantiae, is a small pouchless marsupial of the family Didelphidae. It is arboreal and nocturnal and inhabits moist forests in eastern Bolivia, the Brazilian State of Mato Grosso, and northwestern Argentina. The main components of its diet are probably insects and fruits, but it may also eat small rodents, lizards, and bird eggs.

References

  1. ^ Weksler, M., Patterson, B. & Bonvicino, C. (2008). Micoureus constantiae. 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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