Andean caenolestid

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Andean caenolestid[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Paucituberculata
Family: Caenolestidae
Genus: Caenolestes
Species: C. condorensis
Binomial name
Caenolestes condorensis
Albuja and Patterson, 1996
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Andean shrew opossum range

The Andean caenolestid (Caenolestes condorensis), or Andean shrew opossum, is a species of shrew opossum in the family Caenolestidae. It is known from one location at an altitude of 2000 m in the Cordillera del Cóndor in Ecuador.[2]


  1. ^ Gardner, A. L. (2005). "Order Paucituberculata". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 19. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Patterson, B. & Solari, S. (2008). Caenolestes condorensis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 25 February 2009. Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as vulnerable