- Isthmian mouse opossum
Isthmian Mouse Opossum Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Didelphimorphia Family: Didelphidae Genus: Marmosa Species: M. isthmica Binomial name Marmosa isthmica
Foraging along branches and vines for fruit and insects, with the help of a prehensile tail, M. isthmica was formerly considered a subspecies of Robinson's Mouse Opossum (Marmosa robinsoni) and is supposed to be similar to it in habit, but following Rossi (2005) it is now deemed a species.
- ^ Gardner, Alfred L. (March 1, 2008). Mammals of South America, Volume 1: Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. University of Chicago Press. pp. 669 (see p. 59). ISBN 978-0226282404. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=dbU3d7EUCm8C&pg=PA59.
- ^ Fiona Reid, A field guide to the mammals of Central America & Southeast Mexico (2009), p. 50
- ^ Papéis avulsos de zoologia: vol. 41 (1999), Issues 1-14, p. 177
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