Tschudi's slender opossum

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Tschudi's slender opossum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Marmosops
Species: M. impavidus
Binomial name
Marmosops impavidus
(Tschudi, 1844)
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Tschudi's slender opossum range

Tschudi's slender opossum (Marmosops impavidus) is an opossum species from South America, named after Swiss naturalist Johann Jakob von Tschudi. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru 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. 10. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Weksler, M.; Reid, F.; Patterson, B. & Bonvicino, C. (2008). "Marmosops impavidus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 December 2008.