Handley's slender opossum

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

Handley's slender opossum (Marmosops handleyi) is a species of opossum in the family Didelphidae. It is endemic to Colombia.[2]


  1. ^ 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. ^ a b Weksler, M.; Patterson, B. & Bonvicino, C. (2008). "Marmosops handleyi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008.  Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as critically endangered