Osgood's short-tailed opossum

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Osgood's short-tailed opossum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Monodelphis
Species: M. osgoodi
Binomial name
Monodelphis osgoodi
Doutt, 1938
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Osgood's short-tailed opossum range

Osgood's short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis osgoodi) is a species of opossum in the family Didelphidae. It is found in Bolivia and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2] The opossum is named after American zoologist W. H. Osgood.


  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. 13. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Solari, S. & Patterson, B. (2008). "Monodelphis osgoodi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008.