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Philander opossum Linnaeus 1758 (gray four-eyed opposum)

Osteichthyes - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233816

Alternative combinations: Didelphis opossum, Metachirus opossum

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 Philander according to International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1998

Sister taxa: Philander centralis, Philander entrerianus, Philander frenatus, Philander mcilhennyi, Philander opposum

Ecology: scansorial omnivore-carnivore