swainsonii bandicoots Isoodon obesulus, Perameles gunnii Black Wallaby Wallabia bicolor Brush-tailed Phascogale Phascogale tapoatafa Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata Bush Rat Rattus fuscipes Cat Felis catus Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula
Possum Common Wombat Vombatus ursinus Dingo Canis lupus dingo Dog Canis lupus familiaris dunnarts Sminthopsis crassicaudata S.
As such, the species covered in this work are the following: Smithopsis crassicaudata, Tarsipes rostratus, Macropus eugenii, Macropus rufus, Dendrolagus dorianus, Sarcophilus harrissi, Isoodon obesulus, Lasiorhinus latifrons, Phascolarctos cinereus, Thylogale billarderii, Dasyurus hallucatus, Trichosurus vulpecula
and Setonix brachyurus.
Brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula
are arboreal marsupials that remain in many urbanised areas of Australia, as well as in bushland.
Parathyroid morphology of the brush-tail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula
, Anat Rec 1995, 241: 401-410.
Expression of mRNA encoding growth differentiation factor 9 and bone morphogenetic protein 15 during follicular formation and growth in a marsupial, the brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula
Authorities have struggled for decades with bovine tuberculosis in the United Kingdom and Ireland, where the badger (Meles meles) plays a role in spread of the disease (36); in New Zealand, where the opossum (Trichosurus vulpecula
) is responsible (37); and, more recently, in the northern United States, where white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and other cervids are involved (38).
(19) Deslorelin acetate implants are frequently used as a contraceptive in female animals, and control of male reproduction and associated behaviors with deslorelin has been reported in several species, including domestic dogs, (20,21) domestic cats, (22) domestic boar, (23) cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), an African wild dog (Lycaon pictus), (25) sea otters (Enhydra lutris), (25) red wolves (Canis lupus rufus), (25) grey wolves (Cams lupus), (25) a black-footed cat (Fells nigripes), (25) black flying foxes (Pteropus alecto), (26) ferrets (Musteki putorius furo), (27) lion-tailed macaques (Macaco silenus), (28) a bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps),29 and common brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula
), (30) with variable results and duration of efficacy that appear to be species specific.
The major wildlife maintenance host is the brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula
) 2, 3].
Similarly, Degabriel and others (2009) concluded that dietary variation among populations of Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula
) may have resulted in local variations in physiological abilities to cope with PSMs.
Willows also produce salicylates, a bitter phenolic glycoside, that deters feeding by some herbivores, for example brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula
) (Markham 1971, Edwards 1978, DeGabriel et al.
The treatment of the common brush tailed possum, Trichosurus vulpecula
, provides an excellent example of the way that people deem what is important.
Plant secondary metabolites as mammalian feeding deterrents: separating the effects of the taste of salicin from its post-ingestive consequences in the common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula