Order: Didelphimorphia (Opossums)

 

Family: Didelphidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile

Chacodelphys formosa

(Shamel, 1930)

Chacoan pygmy opossum

(rediscovered)

Formosa Province, Argentina

Rediscovered

Access

Cryptonanus ignitus

Diaz, Flores and Barquez, 2002

Red-bellied gracile (mouse) opossum

28 March 1962

Juyjuy, Argentina

Extinct

Access

Marmosa andersoni

Pine, 1972

Heavy-browed mouse opossum, Anderson's mouse opossum

(rediscovered)

Peru

Rediscovered

Access

Marmosops handleyi

(Pine, 1981)

Handley's slender mouse opossum

(rediscovered)

Cordillera Central, Antioquia, Colombia

Rediscovered

Access

Marmosops juninensis

Tate, 1931

Junín slender opossum

(rediscovered) Junín Department, Peru Rediscovered Access
Monodelphis unistriata Wagner, 1842 One-striped opossum, One-striped short-tailed opossum, Single-striped opossum 9 April 1899 São Paulo state, Brazil & Provincía Misiones, Argentina Missing Access