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Philander opossum (gray four-eyed opposum)
Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae
It was recombined as Metachirus opossum by Thomas (1911); it was recombined as Philander opossum by International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (1998).
|Year||Name and author|
|1758||Didelphis opossum Linnaeus p. 55|
|1911||Metachirus opossum Thomas p. 143|
|1998||Philander opossum International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature p. 64|
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