Reig's Opossum

Reig's opossum[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Monodelphis
Species: M. reigi
Lew & Pérez-Hernández, 2004
Binomial name
Monodelphis reigi
Reig's opossum range

Reig's opossum (Monodelphis reigi) is a South American opossum species of the family Didelphidae, discovered in 2004.[2] It is known so far only from montane forest in Canaima National Park, Venezuela at an elevation of 1300 m in the Sierra de Lema.[2] It is named after Argentine biologist Osvaldo Reig (1929–1992).[3]


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