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SPECIES Thylamys pusillus

Author:Desmarest, 1804.
Citation:Tabl. Méth. Hist. Nat., in Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat., 24: 19.
Common Name:Common Fat-tailed Mouse Opossum
Type Locality:Not stated; restricted to Paraguay, Misiones, "San Ignacio," by Tate (1933).
Distribution:Paraguay, SE Bolivia, and N Argentina.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:The name nana Illiger, 1815, is a nomen nudum and was not validated by Oken, 1816. The name marmota Oken, 1816, is not available; however its usage by Thomas (1902) is valid.
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    citella (Thomas, 1912)
    marmota (Thomas, 1902)
    nana (Olfers, 1818)
    verax (Thomas, 1921)

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