Didelphis virginiana


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Noun1.Didelphis virginiana - omnivorous opossum of the eastern United StatesDidelphis virginiana - omnivorous opossum of the eastern United States; noted for feigning death when in danger; esteemed as food in some areas; considered same species as the crab-eating opossum of South America
possum, opossum - nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
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Nueve especies de aves y mamiferos Euphonia elegantissima, Amazilia violiceps, Turdus rufopalliatus, Quiscalus mexicanus, Agelaius phoeniceus, Passer domesticus, Columbina inca, Crotophaga sulcirostris y Didelphis virginiana son reconocidas con mas de un nombre comun por las personas duenas de los huertos, quienes les atribuyen los valores de uso alimentario, medicinal, ornamental y amuleto.
This suggests that some females also have the potential of developing a large body size and large canines, probably in cases where there are available good food sources, or in cases of reduced fecundity, as suggested by Gardner (1973) for Didelphis virginiana.
Key words: Didelphis virginiana, Procyon lotor, Mephitis mephitis, Dermacentor variabilis, Didelphilichus serrifer, Pulex simulans, Euhoplopsyllus glacialis affins, Neotrichodectes mephiditis, ectoparasites, Nebraska
Didelphis virginiana se observo como una especie nocturna, al igual que las dos especies del genero Sylvilagus y U.
Scanning electron microscopy of Turgida turgida (Nematoda: Spiruroidea), parasite of the Virginia opossum, Didelphis virginiana, from southern California.
neurona e um coccideo do filo Apicomplexa, pertencente a familia Sarcocystidae, possuindo como hospedeiro definitivo as especies de gamba, Didelphis virginiana e Didelphis albiventris, na America do Norte e do Sul respectivamente e uma variedade de outros mamiferos como hospedeiros intermediarios (32,43,44).
I'm talking opossum here--Virginia opossum, to be precise, and Didelphis virginiana, to be specific.
The second half of its scientific name, Didelphis virginiana, hints at its Southern origins.
Sin embargo, los registros y las observaciones mas detalladas sobre el uso de la cola para transporte de material al nido en marsupiales americanos son escasos y corresponden principalmente a Didelphis virginiana en America del Norte (Pray, 1921; Layne, 1951; McManus, 1974; Hopkins, 1977).
Key words: Procyon lotor, Didelphis virginiana, Mephitis mephitis, Arthrocephalus lotoris, Baylisascaris procyonis, Capillaria plica, Mesocestoides, Oochoristica, Physaloptera maxillaris, Physaloptera turgida, Plagiorchis elegans, Plagiorhynchus cylindraceus, helminth parasites, Nebraska