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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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Snake-venom resistance as a mammalian trophic adaptation: lessons from didelphid marsupials.
Currently, about 95 didelphid species have been identified, of which 39 are known to occur in the Brazilian Amazon (Azevedo-Ramos et al.
The early diversification history of didelphid marsupials: a window into South America's "splendid isolation".
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., 2006).
& JANSA, S.A., 2009.--Phylogenetic relationships and classificationof didelphid marsupials, an extant radiation of New World metatherian mammals.
Greenhall, "Labile pigments and fluorescent pelage in didelphid marsupials," Mammalia, vol.
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.