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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Additionally several species of Oochoristica have been described from South American opossums, including Didelphis marsnpialis.
Infection Rates of Trypanosome cruzi in Didelphis virginiana from Rural Areas of Middle Tennessee.
Characterization of an unidentified Sarcocystis falcatula-like parasite from the South American opossum, Didelphis albiventris from Brazil.
Scientific/common names Time in Price for years pelts in dollars Didelphis virginiana--Virginia opossum +0.
Species removed (number of individuals in parentheses) from the airfield by personnel of the United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services during our study included the nine-banded armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus (1), American beaver Castor canadensis (12), coyote Canis latrans (7), domestic dog Canis lupus familiaris (5), red fox Vulpes vulpes (1), Virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana (1), raccoon Procyon lotor (1), and striped skunk Mephitis mephitis (13).
Didelphis virginiana, the Virginia opossum, is the only native marsupial found within the United States (7).
Species Common name n Percent Didelphis marsupialis Common opossum 4 23.
20 0 1 0 0 0 Didelphis albiventris 2 0 0 0 0 0 Euphractus sexcinctus 5 0 0 0 0 0 Tamandua tetradactila 5 0 0 0 0 0 Cerdocyon thous 4 0 0 0 0 0 Total 344 5 32 41 4 2 Total No.
Protozoa: Sarcocystidae) from the South American opossum, Didelphis albiventris from Brazil.
Didelphis vireiniana, were common or abundant at Willow Slough.