woolly mouse opposum; former Micoureus demerarae. Recent molecular analyses revealed more than one species in eastern Brazil. See: Costa, L. P. 2003. The historical bridge between the Amazon and the Atlantic forest of Brazil: a study of molecular phylogeography with small mammals. J. Biogeography 30: 71-86.
Life Stages And Gender
Body Parts :: Mouth (Buccal Cavity)
Body Parts :: Teeth
Body Parts :: Fore Feet
Coloration/Patterning :: Cryptic
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