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SPECIES Caluromys (Caluromys) philander

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 54.
Common Name:Bare-tailed Woolly Opossum
Type Locality:"America;" restricted to Surinam (Thomas, 1911a).
Distribution:Venezuela (including Margarita Isl), Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana, Brazil, and E Bolivia.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Caluromys. Didelphys longicaudata Pelzeln, 1883, and D. macrura Pelzeln, 1883 (not D. macrura Olfers, 1818 [= Thylamy macrura]) are nomina nuda; dichrura Schinz, 1844, dichrura Cabrera, 1919, and dichrurus Vieira, 1953, are incorrect subsequent spellings of dichura Wagner.
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SUBSPECIES philander

SUBSPECIES affinis

SUBSPECIES dichurus

SUBSPECIES trinitatis

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