common opossum

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Synonyms for common opossum

omnivorous opossum of the eastern United States

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1999: Potential dispersal of Cecropia hololeuca by the common opossum (Didelphis aurita) in Atlantic forest, southeastern Brazil.
1991: The common opossum Didelphis marsupialis as a pollinator of Mabea fistulifera (Euphorbiaceae).
1996) and the common opossum and Neotropical otter (Lontra longicaudis) are the only non-volant terrestrial mammal species on this island (Graipel et al.
The common opossum showed variations in body size within the archipelago and these data constitute an initial contribution for opossum biometrics as well as insular mammals population knowledge in a Neotropical Region.
Comparison of male body size of the common opossum Didelphis aurita for four ecological populations from different islands off the Santa Catarina State coast, southern Brazil: Arvoredo Island (AI), Ratones Grande Island (RGI) and two environments on Santa Catarina Island, a peri-urban (SCI-P) and a forest area (SCI-F), ANOVA F-test value (F) and type I error probability (p).
1996) and the common opossums, genus Didelphis Linne 1758 (Didelphidae), are the largest and most widely distributed, being present throughout the Neotropical Region (Gardner, 1973; Emmos, 1990).
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