One-striped opossum

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One-striped opossum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Monodelphis
Species: M. unistriata
Binomial name
Monodelphis unistriata
(Wagner, 1842)
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One-striped opossum range

The one-striped opossum (Monodelphis unistriata) is an opossum species from South America. It is found in Argentina and Brazil.


  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. 16. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Flores, D. & Teta, P. (2011). "Monodelphis unistriata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 January 2012.  Database entry includes justification for why this species is critically endangered