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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cladus: Metatheria
Cohors: Marsupialia
Ordo: Didelphimorphia

Familia: Didelphidae
Subfamilia: Hyladelphinae
Genus: Hyladelphys
Species: Hyladelphys kalinowskii

Hyladelphys kalinowskii (Hershkovitz, 1992)

Holotype: FMNH 89991, adult ♀, skin and skull.

Type locality: “Hacienda Cadena, Marcapata, 13º20'S, 70º46'W, Cuzco, Peru, 890 m.”

Gracillianus kalinowskii Hershkovitz, 1992 : 37 [original combination]
Hyladelphys kalinowskii: Voss, Lunde, & Simmons, 2001 : 30 [name combination]

Primary references

Hershkovitz, P. 1992. The South American gracile mouse opossums, genus Gracilinanus Gardner and Creighton, 1989 (Marmosidae, Marsupialia): A taxonomic review with notes on general morphology and relationships. Fieldiana: Zoology 70: vi + 1–56. BHL Reference page.
Voss, R.S., Lunde, D.P. & Simmons, N.B. 2001. Mammals of Paracou, French Guiana: A Neotropical lowland rainforest fauna. Part 2: nonvolant species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 263: 1–236. hdl: 2246/386 Open access Reference page.

Additional references

Astúa, D. 2006. Range extension and first Brazilian record of the rare Hyladelphys kalinowskii (Hershkovitz, 1992) (Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae). Mammalia 70(1-2): 174–176. DOI: 10.1515/mamm.70.1-2.174
Gardner, A.L. 2007. Genus Hyladelphys Voss, Lunde, and Simmons, 2001 In Gardner, A.L. (Ed.). Mammals of South America. Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews and Bats. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. xx + 669 pp.


Hyladelphys kalinowskii in Mammal Species of the World.
Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) 2005. Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4.
IUCN: Hyladelphys kalinowskii (Least Concern)

Vernacular names
English: Kalinowski's mouse opossum, Peru gracile mouse opossum
español: Marmosa grácil de Kalinowski
فارسی: موش‌صاریغ کالینوفسکی
한국어: 칼리노브스키생쥐주머니쥐

Kalinowski's mouse opossum or the Peru gracile mouse opossum (Hyladelphys kalinowskii) is a species of opossum in the family Didelphidae. It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests at elevations up to 1000 m.[2]

This is the only living species in the genus Hyladelphys. It was removed from the genus Gracilinanus in 2001.[1]

Gardner, A.L. (2005). "Order Didelphimorphia". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 8. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
Astúa, D.; Cáceres, N.; Brito, D.; Costa, L.P. (2021). "Hyladelphys kalinowskii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2021: e.T9422A197309523. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-1.RLTS.T9422A197309523.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.

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