Bishop's slender opossum

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Bishop's slender opossum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Marmosops
Species: M. bishopi
Binomial name
Marmosops bishopi
(Pine, 1981)
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Bishop's slender opossum range

Bishop's slender opossum (Marmosops bishopi) is a small, arboreal marsupial opossum native to Brazil, Peru, and Bolivia.[1] It somewhat resembles a placental rat or shrew.


  1. ^ a b Gardner, A. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 10. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Weksler, M.; Patterson, B. & Bonvicino, C. (2008). "Marmosops bishopi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008.