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Monodelphis  Burnett, 1830
Taxonomic Serial No.: 552396

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Microdelphys Burmeister, 1856
 
    Microdidelphys Trouessart, 1898
 
  Common Name(s): short-tailed opossums [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifčres, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassMetatheria Huxley, 1880  
                               OrderDidelphimorphia Gill, 1872 – cuica, didelfimorfo, gambá, marsupial, mucura, marsupials, American marsupials  
                                  FamilyDidelphidae Gray, 1821 – opossoms, American opossums  
                                     SubfamilyDidelphinae Gray, 1821  
                                        GenusMonodelphis Burnett, 1830 – short-tailed opossums  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Monodelphis adusta (Thomas, 1897) – Sepia Short-tailed Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis americana (Müller, 1776) – Northern Three-striped Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis brevicaudata (Erxleben, 1777) – Northern Red-sided Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis dimidiata (Wagner, 1847) – Yellow-sided Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis domestica (Wagner, 1842) – Gray Short-tailed Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis emiliae (Thomas, 1912) – Emilia's Short-tailed Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis glirina (Wagner, 1842) – Amazonian Red-sided Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis iheringi (Thomas, 1888) – Ihering's Three-striped Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis kunsi Pine, 1975 – Pygmy Short-tailed Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis maraxina Thomas, 1923 – Marajó Short-tailed Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis osgoodi Doutt, 1938 – Osgood's Short-tailed Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis palliolata (Osgood, 1914) – Hooded Red-sided Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis rubida (Thomas, 1899) – Chestnut-striped Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis scalops (Thomas, 1888) – Long-nosed Short-tailed Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis sorex (Hensel, 1872) – Southern Red-sided Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis theresa Thomas, 1921 – Southern Three-striped Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis umbristriata (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1936) – Red Three-striped Opossum 
                                           Species Monodelphis unistriata (Wagner, 1842) – One-striped Opossum 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Monodelphis    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nowak, Ronald M.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Walker's Mammals of the World, vol. 1, 5th ed.   
  Page(s): 1629   
  Publisher: The Johns Hopkins UniversityPress   
  Publication Place: Baltimore and London   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-3970-X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Monodelphis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Monodelphis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Monodelphis   
       

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