Red mouse opossum

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Red mouse opossum

Order : Didelphimorphia
Family : Didelphidae
Subfamily : Didelphinae
Species : Marmosa rubra

 

Keywords: red

The Red mouse opossum is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the red mouse opossum
A young / baby of a red mouse opossum is called a 'joey'. The females are called 'jill' and males 'jack'.
Countries
Ecuador and Peru

Facts about the red mouse opossum

The Red Mouse Opossum (Marmosa rubra) is a South American marsupial of the family Didelphidae. (Wiki)

Other descriptions of Red Mouse Opossum Red Mouse Opossum Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Subclass: Marsupialia Order: Didelphimorphia Family: Didelphidae Genus: Marmosa Species: rubra Binomial name Marmosa rubra Tate, 1931 The Red Mouse Opossum (Marmosa rubra) is a South American marsupial of the family Didelphidae. (Full text)

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