Marsupialia


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Related to Marsupialia: marsupial, Metatheria, Monotremata, Insectivora
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Noun1.Marsupialia - coextensive with the subclass MetatheriaMarsupialia - coextensive with the subclass Metatheria
animal order - the order of animals
Metatheria, subclass Metatheria - pouched animals
marsupial, pouched mammal - mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried
Caenolestidae, family Caenolestidae - small marsupials of southern South America
family Macropodidae, Macropodidae - kangaroos; wallabies
family Phalangeridae, Phalangeridae - phalangers; koalas
Dasyuridae, family Dasyuridae, family Dasyurinae - dasyures; native cats; pouched mice; banded anteaters; Tasmanian devils
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Nowak, a mammalogist, provides a physical description and basic account of natural history for each genus of living mammal: Monotremata, Marsupialia, Afrotheria, Xenarthra, and Sundatheria.
Barboza PS (1993) Effects of restricted water-intake on digestion, urea recycling and renal-function in wombats (Marsupialia, Vombatidae) from contrasting habitats.
Seasonality in reproduction, age structure and density of the gracile mouse opossum Gracilinanus microtarsus (Marsupialia: Didelphidae) in a Brazilian cerrado.
Marsupials (class: Mammalia, subclass: Theria, infraclass: Marsupialia) separated away from the placentals around 130 million years ago, and began their divergence around 70 million years ago.
Didelfidos (Mammalia: Marsupialia) como reservorios silvestres del Trypanosoma cruzi Chagas, 1909, en la zona del Palmar Ramireno, Distrito Cordoba en el Estado Tachira, Venezuela: primera comprobacion.
The systematics of the Genus Didelphis (Marsupialia: Didelphidae) in North and Middle America.
Ecologia populacional e area de vida da cuica Gracilinanus microtarsus (Marsupialia: Didelphidae) em um cerradao de Americo Brasiliense, Sao Paulo.
1992: Reintroduction of macropods (Marsupialia: Macropodoidea) in Australia--a review.
His Masters thesis was entitled An Ecological Study of Antechinus stuartii (Marsupialia: Dasyuridae).
However the flying squirrel is a placental mammal (infraclass eutheria) and the Petaurus breviceps is a pouched mammal (infraclass marsupialia).
Investigaciones desarrolladas en la Amazonia peruana, estimaron que un tercio de los mamiferos silvestres analizados por tecnicas moleculares, pertenecientes a los ordenes Rodentia, Marsupialia, Chiroptera y Carnivora, podrian estar excretando leptospiras patogenas en la orina, convirtiendose en una fuente de infeccion humana, debido a su cercania al area urbana (7).