Kalinowski's mouse opossum

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Kalinowski's mouse opossum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Subfamily: Hyladelphinae
Voss & Jansa (2009)
Genus: Hyladelphys
Voss, Lunde, and Simmons, 2001
Species: H. kalinowskii
Binomial name
Hyladelphys kalinowskii
(Hershkovitz, 1992)
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Kalinowski's mouse opossum range

Gracilinanus kalinowskii Hershkovitz, 1992

Kalinowski's mouse opossum or the Peru gracile mouse opossum (Hyladelphys kalinowskii) is a species of opossum in the family Didelphidae. It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests at elevations up to 1000 m.[2]

This is the only living species in the genus Hyladelphys. It was removed from the genus Gracilinanus in 2001.[1]


  1. ^ a b 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. 8. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Pires Costa, A. & Patterson, B. (2008). "Hyladelphys kalinowskii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008.