Taxon profile


Brown-eared Woolly Opossum
Caluromys lanatus (Olfers, 1818)

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

Scientific synonyms

Caluromys (Mallodelphys) lanatus (Olfers, 1818)

Other names

= Western Woolly Opossum

Least Concern

Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Ixodes luciae Sénevet, 1940

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Caluromys lanatus cicur (Bangs, 1898)
subspecies Caluromys lanatus lanatus (Olfers, 1818)
subspecies Caluromys lanatus nattereri (Matschie, 1917)
subspecies Caluromys lanatus ochropus (Wagner, 1842)
subspecies Caluromys lanatus ornatus (Tschudi, 1845)
subspecies Caluromys lanatus vitalinus (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1936)

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [3648]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Caluromys lanatus (Olfers, 1818)]
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 lanatus (Olfers, 1818)]
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 lanatus (Illiger, 1815)]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Caluromys lanatus]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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