Marmosa andersoni Pine, 1972

Heavy-browed mouse opossum, Anderson's mouse opossum

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Original scientific description:

Pine, R. H. (1972). A new subgenus and species of murine opossum (genus Marmosa) from Peru. Journal of Mammalogy 53: 279-282.

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: 1954

Rediscovered in 1997

 

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Peru

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pine, R. H. (1972). A new subgenus and species of murine opossum (genus Marmosa) from Peru. Journal of Mammalogy 53: 279-282.

 

Other references:

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). (1996). 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

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

Groombridge, B. (ed.). (1994). 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Solari, S. (2015). Marmosa andersoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T12812A22174790. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-4.RLTS.T12812A22174790.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2017.

Solari, S. and Pine, R. (2008). Rediscovery and redescription of Marmosa (Stegomarmosa) andersoni Pine (Mammalia: Didelphimorphia: Didelphidae), an endemic Peruvian mouse opossum, with a reassessment of its affinities. Zootaxa 1756: 49-61.

Wells, S.M., Pyle, R.M. and Collins, N.M. (compilers). (1983). The IUCN Invertebrate Red Data Book. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

 

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