Long-nosed short-tailed opossum

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Long-nosed short-tailed opossum[1]
Catalogue of the Marsupialia and Monotremata in the collection of the British Museum (Natural History) (1888) (20772821205).jpg
A rufous mouse opossum (above) and long-nosed short-tailed opossum (below)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Monodelphis
Species: M. scalops
Binomial name
Monodelphis scalops
(Thomas, 1888)
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Long-nosed short-tailed opossum range

The long-nosed short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis scalops), is an opossum species from Argentina and Brazil.


  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. 15. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Vieira, E. & Brito, D. (2008). "Monodelphis scalops". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008.