Aceramarca gracile opossum

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Aceramarca Gracile Opossum[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Gracilinanus
Species: G. aceramarcae
Binomial name
Gracilinanus aceramarcae
(Tate, 1931)
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Aceramarca Gracile Opossum range

The Aceramarca Gracile Mouse Opossum or Bolivian Gracile Opossum (Gracilinanus aceramarcae) is a species of opossum in the Didelphidae family. It is found in Bolivia and Peru. This species inhabits tropical forests (elfin forest). It is likely that it is arboreal, although it may forage for fruit, insects and other small invertebrates on the forest floor. There are no records of it being outside of the forest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gardner, A. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 6. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Patterson, B. & Solari, S. (2008). Gracilinanus aceramarcae. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern

External links[edit]

Gracile mouse opossum at EDGE