Taxon profile


Elegant Fat-tailed Mouse Opossum
Thylamys elegans (Waterhouse, 1839)

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

Scientific synonyms

Marmosa elegans

Other names

= Elegant Fat-tailed Opossum
= Chilean Mouse Opossum

Least Concern LC

Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Thylamys elegans janetta Thomas, 1926

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [40517]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Thylamys elegans (Waterhouse, 1839)]
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 Thylamys elegans Waterhouse, 1839]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Thylamys elegans (Waterhouse, 1839)]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Thylamys elegans]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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