Taxon profile


Paraguayan Fat-tailed Mouse Opossum
Thylamys macrura (Olfers, 1818)

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

Scientific synonyms

Thylamys macrurus (Olfers, 1818)
Thylamys grisea Desmarest, 1827

Other names

= Long-tailed Fat-tailed Opossum
= Paraguayan Fat-tailed Opossum
= Paraguayan Thylamys

Near Threatened NT  as Thylamys macrurus

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [21867]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Thylamys macrurus (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 Thylamys macrurus Olfers, 1818]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Thylamys macrurus]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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