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Marmosops juninensis Tate, 1931:13

Junín slender opossum

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Marmosa juninensis Tate, 1931:13

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: 1964

Rediscovered in 2011

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable

 

Distribution

Junín Department, Peru (central)

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Tate, G. H. H. (1931). Brief diagnoses of twenty-six apparently new forms of Marmosa (Marsupialia) from South America. American Museum Novitates 493: 1-14.

 

Other references:

Brown, Barbara E. (2004). Atlas of New World Marsupials. Fieldiana (Zoology) 102: vii + 308. [p. 80]

Gardner, A. L. 1993. Order Didelphimorphia, pp. 15-24. In: Mammal species of the world, a taxonomic and geographic reference, Second ed. (D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder, eds.). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., xviii + 1207 pp.

Gardner, A.L. 2008. Order Didelphimorphia. In: A.L. Gardner (ed.), Mammals of South America, pp. 669. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA.

Pacheco, V., Solari, S. and Patterson, B. (2008). Marmosops juninensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136364A4281010. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T136364A4281010.en. Downloaded on 13 December 2015.

Peralta, María del Carmen and Pacheco, Víctor. (2014). Rediscovery of Marmosops juninensis Tate, 1931 (Didelphimorphia: Didelphidae) in the Yungas of Peru. Check List 10(2): 436-440.

Voss, R.S., Lunde, D.P. and Simmons, N.B. 2001. The Mammals of Paracou, French Guiana: A Neotropical Rainforest Fauna. Part 2: Nonvolant Species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 263: 1-236.

Voss, R. S., Tarifa, T. and Yensen, E. 2004. An Introduction to Marmosops (Marsupialia: Didelphidae), with the Description of a New Species from Bolivia and Notes on the Taxonomy and Distribution of Other Bolivian Forms. American Museum Novitates 3466: 1-40.

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