MundoAndino Home : Venezuela Guide at Mundo Andino

Deltaic four-eyed opossum

The deltaic four-eyed opossum (Philander deltae) is a species of opossum found in the Orinoco River delta region of Venezuela, South America, first described in 2006. It inhabits perennially flooded swamp forest or seasonally flooded marsh forest of the adjacent deltas of the Orinoco and nearby rivers. Its dorsal fur is gray. Its ventral fur is cream-colored, but is restricted by the hairs on the sides, which are gray at the base. Its ears are colored only along the margins. The spots above its eyes are small. The spots behind its ears are small and inconspicuous.

Didn't find what you were looking for.
Need more information for your travel research or homework?
Ask your questions at the forum about Mammals of Venezuela or help others to find answers.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article Deltaic four-eyed opossum

Disclaimer - Privacy Policy - 2009