- Creighton's slender opossum
Creighton's slender opossum Conservation status Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Didelphimorphia Family: Didelphidae Genus: Marmosops Species: M. creightoni Binomial name Marmosops creightoni
Voss, Tarifa & Yensen, 2004
Creighton's Slender Opossum range
Creighton's slender opossum (Marmosops creightoni), also known commonly as Voss' slender opossum is a species of South American opossum of the family Didelphidae. It is known only from the valley of the Rio Zongo in La Paz Department, Bolivia, where it lives in Andean cloud forests at elevations between 1800 and 3000 m. It was named after G. Ken Creighton by fellow American zoologist Robert S. Voss.
- ^ a b Vargas, J. & Patterson, B. (2008). Marmosops creightoni. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 22 March 2009. Database entry includes justification for why this species is data deficient
- ^ a b Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2009-09-28). The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 592 (see p. 90). ISBN 978-0801893049. OCLC 270129903. http://google.com/books?id=I-kSmWLc6vYC&pg=PA90.
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