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A new species of the didelphid marsupial genus Monodelphis from eastern Bolivia. (American Museum novitates, no. 3740)

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dc.contributor.author Voss, Robert S.
dc.contributor.author Pine, Ronald H.
dc.contributor.author Solari, Sergio.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-04-19T12:36:54Z
dc.date.available 2012-04-19T12:36:54Z
dc.date.issued 2012-04-18
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/6167
dc.description 14 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description.abstract A new species of the didelphid marsupial genus Monodelphis is described from the eastern Bolivian province of Santa Cruz. The new species, currently known from a single specimen, belongs to the M. brevicaudata group but differs from other taxa within that clade (M. brevicaudata, M. domestica, M. glirina, M. maraxina, and M. palliolata) in size, qualitative morphological characters, and cytochrome-b gene sequences. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Museum of Natural History. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates, no. 3740. en_US
dc.subject Monodelphis sanctaerosae. en_US
dc.subject Short-tailed opossums. en_US
dc.subject Opossums. en_US
dc.subject Santa Cruz (Bolivia : Dept.) en_US
dc.subject Bolivia. en_US
dc.title A new species of the didelphid marsupial genus Monodelphis from eastern Bolivia. (American Museum novitates, no. 3740) en_US
dc.title.alternative New Monodelphis from Bolivia. en_US


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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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