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AnAge entry for Didelphis aurita. Classification (HAGRID: ). Taxonomy Genus: Didelphis; Species: Didelphis aurita; Common name: Big-eared opossum . Didelphis aurita was long considered a subspecies of Didelphis marsupialis, however recent DNA evidence places Didelphis aurita as its own species. Parasitol Res. Jan;(1) doi: /s Epub Dec 1. Identification of opossums Didelphis aurita (Wied-Neuweid, ).

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Didelphis aurita – Vertebrate Collection | UWSP

didelphiz Captures may include only females, under the assumption that all females are available for fertilization by auritx males, since reproduction, and thus demographic data, comes from the females STEARNS A strong correlation between leaf litter production and opossum population dynamics was found in a previous study in the same location as this study GENTILE et al.

Nogueira and Castro, Communication Channels chemical Other Communication Modes scent marks Perception Channels visual tactile acoustic chemical Food Habits Big-eared opossums are opportunistic omnivores that mostly feed on arthropods and fruit; but also consume other invertebrates and small vertebrates.


Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment fidelphis, 36 2: Birds, mammals and amphibians of Latin America”, ; Emmons, Biogeographic Regions neotropical native Habitat Big-eared opossums live in Atlantic rainforests, secondary Atlantic forests, and Araucaria highlands.

Forest structure and vertical stratification of small mammals in a secondary Atlantic forest, southeastern Brazil. Fecundity rate in the and cohorts for the senescent class was zero. Contrasting effects of fire on populations of two small rodent species in fragments of Atlantic audita in Brazil.

University of California Press. A year demography of yellow-bellied marmot Marmota flaviventris. Management programs require these kinds of data, especially long-term data, even for wildlife species that are not aueita.

Didelphis aurita

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fifty six litters were marked and monitored during this study. Average number of offspring 7 Average number of offspring 6. Aside from geographic location, this is one characteristic that can be used to distinguish the species. Survival The proportion of females recaptured after weaning l x didekphis small in all cohorts Tab.

The decline in reproductive value at the senescent age class is due aruita the increased mortality at that time. The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support.


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Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. Oats, banana, peanut butter and bacon were used as bait.

Reduction in Didelphis marsupialis and D. The rate of living. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia20 didelphiss Genetic and demographic structure in a population of Ctenomys lami Rodentia-Cteno-myidae. These animals are known to consume the following invertebrates: In the case of big-eared opossums, the breeding season coincides with the wet season, when fruit is most abundant.


Journal of Medical Entomology37 6: Click to expand mobile Site Navigation. Cohorts were established with females marked still in the pouch, classified into five age classes.

Accessed February 11, at http: Small mammal populations of an agroecosystem in the Atlantic Forest domain, Southeastern Brazil. Caceres, ; Nogueira and Castro, Canadian Journal of Zoology Anderson’s four-eyed opossum P.

Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment Male big-eared opossums tend to be larger than females.