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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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The group Metatheria (Didelphimorphia) has relevance among mammals, particularly related to reproduction aspects, as they represent an important transition link between Prototheria and Eutheria groups.
A new species of Monodelphis (Mammalia: Didelphimorphia: Didelphidae) from the montane forests of central Peru.
CUADRO 1 Mamiferos medianos y grandes registrados en dos bosques tropicales secos del centro de Mexico durante dos temporadas climaticas TABLE 1 Medium and large mammals recorded in two tropical dry forests of central Mexico during two climatic seasons ORDEN/Familia/Especie Sitio CTR Periodo de estudio n IAR DIDELPHIMORPHIA Didelphidae Didelphis sp.
Mesocarnivore remains (Carnivora and Didelphimorphia) were found in 29 (32.2%) stomachs.
The genus Didelphis (Didelphimorphia: Didelphidae) comprises the largest living American marsupials.
TABLE I BARN OWL (Tyto alba) PREY RECORDED IN COPIAPO VALLEY, ATACAMA REGION Item prey Abundance Frequency Rodentia N % Nf % Abrothrix olivaceus 4 1.5 4 2.7 Phyllotis darwini 66 24.0 45 30.2 Oligorysomys 6 2.2 6 4.0 longicaudatus Eligmodontia dunaris 75 27.3 43 28.9 Abrocoma bennetti 34 12.4 32 21.5 Non identified rodents 26 9.5 26 17.4 76.7 Didelphimorphia Thylamys elegans 5 1.8 4 2.7 Passeriformes Zonotrichia capensis 8 2.9 8 5.4 Troglodytes aedon 9 3.3 9 6.0 Diuca diuca 9 3.3 8 5.4 Non identified birds 23 8.4 22 14.8 17.8 Coleoptera Gyriosomus sp.