Pinheiro's slender opossum

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Pinheiro's slender opossum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Marmosops
Species: M. pinheiroi
Binomial name
Marmosops pinheiroi
Pine, 1981
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Pinheiro's slender opossum range

Pinheiro's slender opossum (Marmosops pinheiroi) is an opossum species from South America. It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.


  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. 12. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ Catzeflis, F. & Silva, C. (2008). "Marmosops pinheiroi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008.