Taxon profile


Derby's Pale-eared Woolly Opossum
Caluromys derbianus (Waterhouse, 1841)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Didelphimorphia - American marsupials »  family Didelphidae - opossums »  genus Caluromys

Scientific synonyms

Caluromys (Mallodelphys) derbianus (Waterhouse, 1841)

Other names

= Central American Woolly Opossum

Least Concern


Caluromys derbianus - Derby's Pale-eared Woolly Opossum

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Caluromys derbianus aztecus (Thomas, 1913)
subspecies Caluromys derbianus centralis (Hollister, 1914)
subspecies Caluromys derbianus derbianus (Waterhouse, 1841)
subspecies Caluromys derbianus fervidus (Thomas, 1913)
subspecies Caluromys derbianus nauticus (Thomas, 1913)
subspecies Caluromys derbianus pallidus (Thomas, 1899)

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [3650]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Caluromys derbianus Waterhouse, 1841]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Caluromys derbianus (Waterhouse, 1841)]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Caluromys derbianus (Waterhouse, 1841)]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Caluromys derbianus]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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