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Therya 2014, 5 1

Author: M. Mónica Díaz 6708

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Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal Sistema de Información Científica Díaz, M.
Mónica Marsupiales (Didelphimorphia: Didelphidae) de Iquitos y sus alrededores (Loreto, Perú) Therya, vol.
5, núm.
1, abril, 2014, pp.
111-151 Asociación Mexicana de Mastozoología Baja California Sur, México Disponible en: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=402333995006 Therya, ISSN (Versión electrónica): 2007-3364 therya@cibnor.mx Asociación Mexicana de Mastozoología México ¿Cómo citar? Número completo Más información del artículo Página de la revista www.redalyc.org Proyecto académico sin fines de lucro, desarrollado bajo la iniciativa de acceso abierto Marsupials (Didelphimorphia: Didelphidae) from Iquitos and surrounding areas (Loreto, Peru) THERYA, abril, 2014 Vol.5(1): 111-151 DOI: 10.12933-therya-14-178 Marsupiales (Didelphimorphia: Didelphidae) de Iquitos y sus alrededores (Loreto, Perú) M.
Mónica Díaz1 Introduction: Amazonia has a high diversity of marsupials, and while Emmons and Feer (1990) have cited 14 species for the area, 18 years later this number was increased to 28 by Gardner (2008a), a difference related to descriptions and revalidation of several species in recent years.
Northeastern Peru is one of the areas with high biodiversity, a “hotspot”.
The high diversity of small mammals can be explained by several factors: latitudinal gradient, size of the area, and lack of seasonal precipitations, among others.
In this contribution 19 species are cited for the region of Iquitos, 14 collected through field trips and five recorded from the literature.
These results confirm the presence of a species that was not known for the country (Marmosops neblina), and two species (Marmosa regina and Marmosops bishopi) with new records for the area.
The results show that the study area is one of the most diverse in South America with respect to marsupials. Material and methods: The specimens were collec...





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