New record of <em>Marmosa</em> (<em>Stegomarmosa</em>) <em>andersoni</em> Pine, 1972 (Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae), a rare and endemic Peruvian marsupial
Check List 15(1): 119-123, doi: 10.15560/15.1.119
New record of Marmosa (Stegomarmosa) andersoni Pine, 1972 (Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae), a rare and endemic Peruvian marsupial
expand article infoHoracio Zeballos, L. Humberto Cristóbal§, Sandra Arias|, Alexander Pari#, Kateryn Pino#, César E. Medina|
‡ Instituto de Ciencias de la Naturaleza, Territorio y Energías Renovables, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Peru§ Parque Nacional Yanachaga Chemillén, Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado, Oxapampa, Peru| Museo de Historia Natural de la Universidad Nacional San Agustín (MUSA), Arequipa, Peru¶ Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile# Museo de Historia Natural de la Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa (MUSA), Arequipa, Peru
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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

Keywords
Eastern Andean forest, distribution, Peruvian mammals, range extension