Southern three-striped opossum

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Southern Three-striped Opossum[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Monodelphis
Species: M. theresa
Binomial name
Monodelphis theresa
Thomas, 1921
Southern Three-striped Opossum area.png
Southern Three-striped Opossum range

The Southern Three-striped Opossum, Monodelphis theresa, is an opossum species from South America. It is found in the Atlantic Forest region of Brazil.


  1. ^ 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. 16. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Vieira, E., Astua de Moraes, D. & Brito, D. (2008). Monodelphis theresa. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is data deficient