Red mouse opossum

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Red mouse opossum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Subfamily: Didelphinae
Genus: Marmosa
Subgenus: Eomarmosa
Species: M. rubra
Binomial name
Marmosa rubra
Tate, 1931
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Red mouse opossum range

The red mouse opossum (Marmosa rubra) is a South American marsupial of the family Didelphidae.[2] Its range includes eastern Ecuador and Peru.


  1. ^ Weksler, M.; Patterson, B. & Bonvicino, C. (2008). "Marmosa rubra". 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
  2. ^ 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. 9. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.