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SPECIES Monodelphis americana

Author:Müller, 1776.
Citation:Linné's Vollständ. Natursyst., Suppl.: 36.
Common Name:Northern Three-striped Opossum
Type Locality:"Brasilien," restricted to Brazil, Pernambuco, Pernambuco, by Cabrera (1958:7).
Distribution:E Brazil from the states of Pará south to Santa Catarina.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:The name tristriata Illiger, 1815, is a nomen nudum. Microdelphys tristriatus as used by Burmeister, 1856 (= Didelphys tristriata Olfers, 1818 = Sorex americanus Muller, 1776), is the type species of Microdelphys Burmeister, 1856.



    brasiliensis (Erxleben, 1777)
    brasiliensis (Daudin in Lacépčde, 1802)
    trilineata (Lund, 1840)
    tristriata (Olfers, 1818)

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