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Marmosa murina Linnaeus 1758 (Linnaeus's mouse opossum)

Osteichthyes - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233580

Alternative combination: Didelphis murina

Synonym: Didelphis dorsigera Linnaeus 1758 (taxon 104188)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Marmosa according to O. Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Marmosa collega, Marmosa contrerasi, Marmosa demerarae, Marmosa domina, Marmosa lepida, Marmosa limae, Marmosa mexicana, Marmosa paraguayana, Marmosa regina, Marmosa robinsoni, Marmosa rubra

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull 33.6 x 13.8