Phalangeridae


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Related to Phalangeridae: Common Brushtail Possum, Burramyidae

Phalangeridae

a family of arborial marsupials possessing a prehensile tail. The 'flying phalangers' possess a PATAGIUM (1).
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This empirical correlation between the P pattern of flexor tendon morphology and arboreality led us to analyze this character in the marsupial groups Didelphidae, Phalangeridae, and Dasyuridae, which include fully arboreal forms like Phalanger, Thylamys, Micoureus, and Caluromys; scansorial forms such as Didelphis and Myoictis; and strongly terrestrial forms like Metachirus and Monodelphis.
Experimental infection of Australian brushtail possums, Trichosurus vulpecula (Phalangeridae: Marsupialia), with Ross River and Barmah Forest viruses by use of a natural mosquito vector system.
A simulation study of the impacts of population subdivision on the mountain brushtail possum, Trichosurus caninus, Ogilby (Phalangeridae: Marsupialia) in south-esatern Australia.