Wood sprite gracile opossum

The wood sprite gracile opossum (Gracilinanus dryas) is a mammal. It is a species of opossum in the family Didelphidae. It is found in Colombia and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]

Wood sprite gracile opossum[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Genus: Gracilinanus
G. dryas
Binomial name
Gracilinanus dryas
(Thomas, 1898)
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Wood sprite gracile opossum range


  1. ^ Gardner, A. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 6–7. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Pérez-Hernandez, R.; Lew, D.; Gutiérrez, E. & Ventura, J. (2011). "Gracilinanus dryas". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2012.