Caenolestes


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Noun1.Caenolestes - type genus of the family Caenolestidae
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Caenolestidae, family Caenolestidae - small marsupials of southern South America
opossum rat - terrestrial marsupials of southern South America that resemble shrews
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2010), Caenolestes caniventer (Lunde y Pacheco, 2003), Sturnira erythromos (Pacheco y Patterson, 1992) y algunas especies del genero Artibeus (Patterson et al.
2000), para el orden Paucituberculata, se encuentra la familia Caenolestoidea, representada por el genero Caenolestes, con dos especies registradas (WOODS & KILPATRICK, 2005).
A new species of marsupial was discovered, which has been named the Caenolestes condorensis, and many other species are waiting to be identified.