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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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.