Bare-tailed woolly mouse opossum

Bare-tailed woolly mouse opossum
Bare-tailed woolly mouse opossum
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Micoureus
Species: M. regina
Binomial name
Micoureus regina
(Thomas, 1898)
Bare-tailed woolly mouse opossum range

The bare-tailed woolly mouse opossum[2] (Micoureus regina) or short-furred woolly mouse opossum[1] is a South American marsupial of the family Didelphidae.[2] Its range includes Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. It is found in tropical rainforest in the westernmost portion of the Amazon Basin and the eastern foothills of the Andes, at elevations up to 1634 m.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Weksler, M., Patterson, B. & Bonvicino, C. (2008). Micoureus regina. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 December 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern
  2. ^ a b Gardner, Alfred L. (16 November 2005). "Order Didelphimorphia (pp. 3-18)". In Wilson, Don E., and Reeder, DeeAnn M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols. (2142 pp.). p. 13. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.