Chacoan gracile opossum

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Chacoan gracile opossum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Cryptonanus
Species: C. chacoensis
Binomial name
Cryptonanus chacoensis
(Tate, 1931)
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Chacoan gracile opossum range

The chacoan gracile opossum (Cryptonanus chacoensis) is a species of opossum in the family Didelphidae.[3] It is native to Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Its habitat is seasonally flooded grasslands and forests[2] in and near the Gran Chaco.


  1. ^ Voss, R.S.; Lunde, D.P.; Jansa; S.A. (2005). "On the contents of Gracilinanus Gardner & Creighton, 1989, with the description of a previously unrecognized clade of small didelphid marsupials". American Museum Novitates. 3482: 1–34. doi:10.1206/0003-0082(2005)482[0001:OTCOGG]2.0.CO;2. hdl:2246/5673. 
  2. ^ a b Teta, P.; Martin, G. M. (2016). "Cryptonanus chacoensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T136845A22177997. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T136845A22177997.en. Retrieved 6 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Gardner, A.L. (2005). "Order Didelphimorphia". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 6–7. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  • Tate, G.H.H. (1931). "Brief diagnoses of twenty-six apparently new forms of Marmosa (Marsupialia) from South America". American Museum Novitates. 493: 1–14. hdl:2246/3835.