Red mouse opossum

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Red mouse opossum
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Subfamily: Didelphinae
Genus: Marmosa
Subgenus: Marmosa
Species: M. rubra
Binomial name
Marmosa rubra
Tate, 1931
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Red mouse opossum range

The red mouse opossum (Marmosa rubra) is a South American marsupial of the family Didelphidae.[2] Its range includes eastern Ecuador and Peru.


  1. ^ Weksler, M., Patterson, B. & Bonvicino, C. (2008). Marmosa rubra. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is data deficient
  2. ^ Gardner, A. L. (2005). "Order Didelphimorphia". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 9. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.