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SPECIES Didelphis albiventris

Author:Lund, 1840.
Citation:K. Dansk. Vid. Selsk. Afhandl. [preprint of Lund, 1841]: 20.
Common Name:White-eared Opossum
Type Locality:Brazil, Minas Gerais, "Rio das Velhas," Lagoa Santa.
Distribution:Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, and the northern half of Argentina.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Formerly known as D. azarae; see Hershkovitz (1969). Didelphis paraguayensis J. A. Allen, 1902, ex Oken, 1816 (= Didelphis albiventris Lund) is the type species of Leucodidelphis Ihering, 1914.



    antigua Ameghino, 1889
    bonariensis (Marelli, 1930)
    brasiliensis (Liais, 1872)
    dennleri (Marelli, 1930)
    lechei (Ihering, 1892)
    leucotis (Wagner, 1847)
    paraguayensis (J. A. Allen, 1902)
    poecilonota (Schinz, 1844)
    poecilotis Wagner, 1842

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