New record of Marmosa (Stegomarmosa) andersoni Pine, 1972 (Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae), a rare and endemic Peruvian marsupial

Horacio Zeballos, L. Humberto Cristóbal, Sandra Arias, Alexander Pari, Kateryn Pino, Cesar Edgardo Medina Pacheco

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Abstract

Marmosa (Stegomarmosa) andersoni Pine, 1972 is one of the rarest members of the genus Marmosa. This species is endemic to southeastern Peru and currently known from only 3 close localities in Cusco. Herein we report a new record for the species from Pasco, which extends its geographic distribution by 360 km and represents its northernmost record.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-123
Number of pages5
JournalCheck List
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
to Fernando Mejía for the field assistance and Dr. Eva-risto López for access to the Scientific Collection of the Museum of Natural History of the National University of San Agustín. KP appreciates the support of EDPG LPR-161 project of Dirección de Investigación of Universidad de Concepción and CONICYT doctoral fellowship number 21181388. AP was funded by fellowship from the Escuela de Graduados of the Universidad de Concep-ción. We would like to thank Silvia Pavan, Sergio Solari and Thiago Semedi for their critical comments and suggestions on the manuscript.

Funding Information:
We are grateful to the National Park Yanachaga Chemillén and especially to its Chief Engineer William Karesh, to Fernando Mejía for the field assistance and Dr. Evaristo López for access to the Scientific Collection of the Museum of Natural History of the National University of San Agustín. KP appreciates the support of EDPG LPR-161 project of Dirección de Investigación of Universidad de Concepción and CONICYT doctoral fellowship number 21181388. AP was funded by fellowship from the Escuela de Graduados of the Universidad de Concepción. We would like to thank Silvia Pavan, Sergio Solari and Thiago Semedi for their critical comments and suggestions on the manuscript.

Publisher Copyright:
© Zeballos et al.

Keywords

  • Distribution
  • Eastern andean forest
  • Peruvian mammals
  • Range extension

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