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]
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O Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renovaveis (IBAMA) concedeu a autorizacao para captura, coleta e transporte de material zoologico de Didelphis sp.
Sedation and anesthesia of the Virginia opossum, Didelphis virginiana.
Characterization of an unidentified Sarcocystis falcatula-like parasite from the South American opossum, Didelphis albiventris from Brazil.
No de restos Especie identificados Didelphis marsupialis 2 Choloepus hoffmanni 14 Bradypus variegatus 11 Tamandua tetradactyla 9 Cabassous unicincfus * 1 Alouatta seniculus 2 Aotus sp.
En los generos Didelphis, Philander y Chironectes, el marsupio se encuentra bien desarrollado (PATTON et al., 2000).
El 25% de los mamiferos campechanos tienen un patron de distribucion neartica y neotropical (AM), entre los que se incluyen el tlacuache comun (Didelphis virginiana), el armadillo de nueve bandas (D.
Cluster of forested areas were reinforced by the presence of exclusive species to this habitat, such as: Marmosa demerarae, Marmosops noctivagus, Hylaeamys megacephalus, Dasyprocta azarae, Metachirus nudicaudatus, Didelphis marsupialis and Caluromys philander.
During this program, 269 capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella), 27 black-howling monkeys (Allouata caraya), 12 coatis (Nasua nasua), 20 agoutis (Dasyprocta sp.), 2 opossums (Didelphis albiventris), 5 armadillos (Euphractus sexcinctus), 5 collared anteaters (Tamandua tetradactila), and 4 gray foxes (Cerdocyon thous) were captured.