Southern three-striped opossum

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Southern three-striped opossum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Monodelphis
Species: M. theresa
Binomial name
Monodelphis theresa
Thomas, 1921
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Southern three-striped opossum range

The southern three-striped opossum (Monodelphis theresa) is an opossum species from South America. It is found in the Atlantic Forest region of 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. ^ Vieira, E.; Astua de Moraes, D. & Brito, D. (2008). "Monodelphis theresa". 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