Derby's Woolly Opossum


Derby's Woolly Opossum

Taxobox
name = Derby's Woolly Opossum


status = LC
status_system = iucn3.1
status_ref = IUCN2006 | assessors = New World Marsupial Specialist Group | year = 1996 | title = Caluromys derbianus | id = 3650 | downloaded = 2007-10-01]
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Mammalia
ordo = Didelphimorphia
familia = Didelphidae
genus = "Caluromys"
species = "C. derbianus"
binomial = "Caluromys derbianus"
binomial_authority = (Waterhouse, 1841)
synonyms =
The Derby's Woolly Opossum ("Caluromys derbianus"), or Central American Woolly Opossum, is a species of opossum in the Didelphidae family.It is found in Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama.Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.It is threatened by habitat loss.

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