Northern gracile opossum

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Northern Gracile Opossum[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Gracilinanus
Species: G. marica
Binomial name
Gracilinanus marica
(Thomas, 1898)
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Northern Gracile Opossum range

The Northern Gracile Opossum (Gracilinanus marica) is a species of opossum in the Didelphidae family. It is found in Colombia and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.[2]


  1. ^ Gardner, A. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 7. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Lew, D., Pérez-Hernandez, R., Ventura, J., Gutiérrez, E. & López Fuster, M. (2011). "Gracilinanus marica". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 January 2012.  Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern