- Ronald's opossum
Ronald's opossum Conservation status Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Didelphimorphia Family: Didelphidae Genus: Monodelphis Species: M. ronaldi
Binomial name Monodelphis ronaldi Ronald's Opossum range
Ronald's opossum (Monodelphis ronaldi) is a South American opossum species of the family Didelphidae. It was discovered in 2004, and most closely resembles M. adusta. It is known only from Manú National Park, Peru, where it inhabits the Amazon rainforest. It is named after American zoologist Ronald H. Pine.
- ^ Gardner, Alfred L. (2007), "Tribe Monodelphini", in Gardner, Alfred L., Mammals of South America, Volume 1: Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 39–116 (p. 100), ISBN 9780226282404, http://google.com/books?id=dbU3d7EUCm8C&pg=PA100
- ^ a b c Solari, S. & Patterson, B. (2008). Monodelphis ronaldi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 March 2009.
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