Northern three-striped opossum

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Northern three-striped opossum[1]
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Monodelphis
Species: M. americana
Binomial name
Monodelphis americana
Müller, 1776
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Northern three-striped opossum range

The northern three-striped opossum (Monodelphis americana) is an opossum species from South America.

It is endemic to Atlantic Forest ecoregions of coastal Brazil.

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  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. pp. 13–14. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Brito, D. & Astua de Moraes, D. (2008). "Monodelphis americana". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008.