White-bellied slender opossum

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White-bellied slender opossum[1]
Scientific classification
M. noctivagus
Binomial name
Marmosops noctivagus
(Tschudi, 1845)
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White-bellied slender opossum range

The white-bellied slender opossum (Marmosops noctivagus) is an opossum species from South America. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.

Recent research suggests that M. dorothea is a synonym of M. noctivagus.[3]


  1. ^ 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. 11. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ Solari, S. & Patterson, B. (2008). "Marmosops noctivagus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008.
  3. ^ Voss, Robert S.; Tarifa, Teresa; Yensen, Eric (2004-12-30). "An introduction to Marmosops (Marsupialia, Didelphidae), with the description of a new species from Bolivia and notes on the taxonomy and distribution of other Bolivian forms". American Museum Novitates. American Museum of Natural History. 3466: 1–40. doi:10.1206/0003-0082(2004)466<0001:aitmmd>2.0.co;2. Retrieved 2011-01-30.