didelphid


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didelphid

(daɪˈdɛlfɪd)
n
a marsupial, a member of the Didelphia subclass of mammalsan opossum, a member of the Didelphidae family
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2002: Support diameter, incline, and vertical movements of four didelphid marsupials in the Atlantic forest of Brazil.
Didelphid marsupials are traditionally known as small mammals with nocturnal, solitary and generalist diet habits, consuming small vertebrates, invertebrates and fruits (REIS et al.
Phylogenetic relationships and classificationof didelphid marsupials, an extant radiation of New World metatherian mammals.
Phylogenetic relationships and classification of didelphid marsupials, an extant radiation of New World metatherian mammals.
Successive negative contrast in the consummatory behavior of didelphid marsupials.
Successive negative contrast in the consummatory responding of didelphid marsupials.
Frugivory and taste responses to fructose and tannic acid in a prosimian primate and a didelphid marsupial.
DISCUSSION The material represents a didelphid because the metacone is larger than the paracone, stylar cusps A, B, C and D are present, although variable, the stylar shelf is wide, and the centrocrista is V-shaped.