Guianan white-eared opossum

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Guianan white-eared opossum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Subfamily: Didelphinae
Genus: Didelphis
Species: D. imperfecta
Binomial name
Didelphis imperfecta
Mondolfi and Pérez-Hernández, 1984
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Guianan white-eared opossum range

The Guianan white-eared opossum (Didelphis imperfecta) is an opossum species from South America. It is found in Brazil, Suriname, French Guiana and Venezuela.[1]

This species, together with the Andean white-eared opossum (D. pernigra), was separated from the white-eared opossum (D. albiventris) in 2002, having been included with that species in 1993.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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. p. 5. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Lew, D.; Pérez-Hernandez, R. & Ventura, J. (2011). "Didelphis imperfecta". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 January 2012.