Narrow-headed slender opossum

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Narrow-headed slender opossum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Marmosops
Species: M. cracens
Binomial name
Marmosops cracens
Handley & Gordon, 1979
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Narrow-headed slender opossum range

The narrow-headed slender opossum (Marmosops cracens) is a species of opossum in the family Didelphidae. It is endemic to Venezuela.[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 cracens". 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 data deficient