Incan caenolestid

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Incan caenolestid[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Paucituberculata
Family: Caenolestidae
Genus: Lestoros
Trousseart, 1898
Species: L. inca
Binomial name
Lestoros inca
(Thomas, 1917)
Incan Shrew Opossum area.png
Incan shrew opossum range

The Incan caenolestid (Lestoros inca) or Incan shrew opossum, is a species of shrew opossum in the family Caenolestidae. It is the only member of the genus Lestoros. It is endemic to Peru.[2]

References[edit]

  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). Lestoros inca. 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