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SPECIES Tlacuatzin canescens

Author:J. A. Allen, 1893.
Citation:Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., 5: 235.
Common Name:Gray Mouse Opossum
Type Locality:México, Oaxaca, "Santo Domingo de Guzman, Isthmus of Tehuantepec."
Distribution:México from S Sonora to Oaxaca, Yucatán, and Tres Marías Isls.
Status:IUCN – Data Deficient as Marmosa canescens.
Comments:Previously known as Marmosa canescens. A mandible recovered from an owl pellet suggests T. canescens also occurs in Baja California Sur (López-Forment and Urbano, 1977).
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