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On the identity of Victoria's Mouse Opossum, Marmosa regina Thomas, 1898 (American Museum novitates, no. 3960)

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dc.contributor.author Giarla, Thomas C.,
dc.contributor.author Voss, Robert S.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-09-10T18:05:17Z
dc.date.available 2020-09-10T18:05:17Z
dc.date.issued 2020-09-10
dc.identifier.issn 0003-0082
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/7241
dc.description 16 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description.abstract Phylogenetic analyses of molecular sequence data obtained from the holotype of Marmosa regina Thomas, 1898, together with a reassessment of its morphological characters indicate that this species does not belong to the subgenus Micoureus as previously believed. Instead, both molecular and phenotypic data are consistent with the hypothesis that M. regina is a senior synonym of M. isthmica Goldman, 1912, in the subgenus Exulomarmosa. Because replacing isthmica with regina would create nomenclatural confusion, we recommend maintaining current usage of the former name and suppressing usage of the latter. 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.3960.
dc.subject Marmosa -- Phylogeny -- Molecular aspects. en_US
dc.subject Marmosa -- Classification. en_US
dc.subject Opossums -- Phylogeny -- Molecular aspects. en_US
dc.title On the identity of Victoria's Mouse Opossum, Marmosa regina Thomas, 1898 (American Museum novitates, no. 3960) 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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