Handley's slender opossum

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Handley's Slender Opossum[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Marmosops
Species: M. handleyi
Binomial name
Marmosops handleyi
(Pine, 1981)
Handley's Slender Mouse Opossum area.png
Handley's Slender Opossum range

Handley's Slender Opossum (Marmosops handleyi) is a species of opossum in the Didelphidae family. It is endemic to Colombia.[2]


  1. ^ Gardner, A. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 10. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Weksler, M., Patterson, B. & Bonvicino, C. (2008). Marmosops handleyi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as critically endangered