Didelphis


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Didelphis

(dī-del'fis),
A genus of marsupials, commonly called opossum, that serve as reservoir hosts of Trypanosoma cruzi. Didelphis marsupialis is the common North American variety; Didelphis paraguayensis is a South American form.
[G. di-, two, + delphys, womb]

Didelphis

see opossum.
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Se utilizan los individuos completos preparandolos en platillos como el mole verde y rojo, fritas, asados y con chile verde, en cuanto a mamiferos se registraron seis especies, Spermophilus variegatus, Conepatus leuconotus, Sylvilagus cunicularius, Didelphis virginiana, Dasypus novemcinctus y Nasua narica, de estas especies, el armadillo se ha reportado para Bahia, Brasil (Cumba & Schiavetti, 2009), el Valle del Cauca, Pedraza, Magdalena, Cordoba, Cundinamarca y Quindio, Colombia (Johana et al.
Localities Type of Record and Reference number DIDELPHIMORPHIA GILL Caluromys 7, 8, 57, 64 R(1), VS philander Linnaeus Didelphis 2, 5, 7, 9, R(5), VS albiventris 33, 38, 43, 45, Lund 46, 49, 53, 56 D.
Acokur, Akodon cursor mouse; Akomys, Akodon cf; mystax; Calexp, Calomys expulsus; Calphi, Caluromys philander; Calten, Calomys tener; Cersub, Cerradomys subflavus; Didalb, Didelphis albiventris; Didaur, Didelphis aurita; Mus, Mus musculus; Neclas, Necromys lasiurus; Necsqui, Nectomys squamipes; Olisp, Oligoryzomys sp.
Opossums of the genus Didelphis emit different vocalizations, mainly hiss, growl, and screech, which are produced in agonistic encounters (McManus 1970).
Didelphis marsupialis (common opossum): a potential reservoir host for zoonotic leishmaniasis in the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais, Brazil).
TN = Number of trap-nights; TC = total of captures per habitat; SC = capture success (TC/TN x 100); Da = Didelphis aurita, Pf = Philander frenatus, Ac = Akodon cursor, On = Oligoryzomys nigripes, Mm = Mus musculus, Rn = Rattus norvegicus.
Species composition and seasonal dynamics of the helminth community parasitizing Didelphis albiventris (Marsupialia Didelphidae) in savannas of central Argentina.
2009: Reproduction and parasitology of Didelphis albiventris (Didelphimorphia) in an agroecosystem landscape in central Argentina.
Marsupials documented were Didelphis marsupialis, Marmosa demererae, Marmosops fuscatus, Chironectes minimus and Monodelphis palliolata (Table 1).
De los contenidos intestinales procesados, 42,2 % (155/367) mostraron reactividad en el ELISA para proteinas sanguineas de uno o mas de los siguientes hospederos: hombre, bovino, caprino, canino, equino, gallina, gato, Didelphis marsupialis (opossum), Dasypus spp (armadillo) y Rattus rattus (rata).
Triatomineos Eratyrus mucronatus Panstrongylus geniculatus Microtriatoma trinidadensis Panstrongylus lignarius Panstrongylus rufotuberculatus Rhodnius brethesi Rhodnius neglectus Rhodnius paraensis Rhodnius pictipes Rhodnius robustus Mamiferos Agouti paca Caluromys spp Carollia perspicillata Choeroniscus minor Coendou spp Cyclopes didactylus Dasyprocta spp Dasypus novemcinctus Didelphis marsupialis Echimys chrysurus Eira barbara Glossophaga soricina Homo sapiens sapiens Loncophylla mordax Marmosa cinerea Metachirus nudicaudatus Molossus ater Molossus molossus Monodelphis brevicaudata Mycronycteris megalotis Nasua nausa [cf.