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SPECIES Caluromysiops irrupta

Author:Sanborn, 1951.
Citation:Fieldiana Zool., 31: 474.
Common Name:Black-shouldered Opossum
Type Locality:Perú, Cuzco, "Quincemil, Province of Quispicanchis."
Distribution:SE Colombia, SE Perú, and W Brazil.
Status:IUCN – Vulnerable.
Comments:Uncommon to rare; see review by Izor and Pine (1987).
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