Didelphis albiventris is also broadly distributed in eastern Bolivia (Cerqueira ). Sympatry with D. aurita and D. marsupialis, although rare (Cerqueira ). Didelphis albiventris Lund, (Download Help) Didelphis albiventris TSN Genus, Didelphis Linnaeus, – large American opossums. AnAge entry for Didelphis albiventris. Classification (HAGRID: ) Genus: Didelphis; Species: Didelphis albiventris; Common name: White-eared opossum .

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Wild didekphis synanthropic hosts of Leishmania Viannia braziliensis in the endemic cutaneous leishmaniasis locality of Amaraji, Pernambuco State, Brazil. Predatory behavior of the opossum Didelphis albiventris on the pitviper Bothrops jararaca. Duboisiella prolobaZoonorchis goliathRhopalias coronatus and Brachylaema migrans. Until very recentlyDidelphis albiventris included what is now 3 different species, including Didelphis pernigraDidelphis imperfect and Didelphis albiventris.

Mammals of South America: After a short gestation period of 12 to 14 days, white-eared opossums have 4 to 23 young. This is because sand does not hold water well so little is available to plants. Os Marsupiais do Brasil: A microchip was implanted in all animals after species albiventriw and clinical screening. Didelphis albiventris Lund Feeding by Didelphis albiventris didelpuis tree gum in the northeastern Atlantic forest of Brazil.

White-eared opossum – Wikipedia

albivetnris The plant material most commonly consumed comes from pioneer plants as well as mulberries Morus nigraVassobia breviflorarose-leaf bramble Rubus rosifoliusSolanum sanctaecatherinae and passion flower Passiflora actinia.


White-eared opossums are omnivorous opportunistic feeders. They have a triangular skull; the dide,phis on their face has a dusty-whitish hue, with a dark gray medial stripe between the ears. Caceres, ; Smith, White-eared opossums are hosts for a huge variety of endo- and ectoparasites.

White-eared opossum

albiventrsi When these animals perceive a threat they typically bare their teeth, they can also run rather quickly when they are on the ground, their speed is impaired when they are climbing.

These animals are nocturnal and crepuscular; they become active directly after sunset and remain active throughout the night. Didelphids exhibit neither courtship rituals nor pair bonding.

Views Read Edit View history. During daylight hours white-eared opossums stay in shelter, often in holes, palm trees or underneath bromeliads. Agricola’s gracile opossum C.

PCR diagnosis and characterization of Leishmania in local and imported clinical eidelphis. Likewise, members of this genus are equipped with long whiskers, which help them navigate at night.

They are primarily terrestrial, but they are also adept climbers.

Smith, Average lifespan Status: Chacoan pygmy opossum C. The increase in available food during the wet season facilitates their breeding season.

At higher altitudes they are commonly found in plains, marshes, grasslands and rainforests. Neotropical living in the southern part of the New World. The city of Campo Grande has a large number of wooded areas, which accounts for the presence of opossums near human households. Although home range sizes may vary across populations it does not appear to vary based on gender.


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White-eared opossum [1] Conservation status. They are sexually mature at around 9 months. Ddidelphis home range didelpjis for this species may vary; however, in Argentina it averages about 0.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. These offspring are extremely altricial; they are often about 15 mm long and weigh about 0. Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by protozoa. Craneopsylla minervaAdoratopsylla ronnaiCtenocephalides felisPolygenis tripusPolygenis rimatus and Rhopalosyllus lutzi Ticks: ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.

Variation in the latitudinal reproductive patterns of the genus Didelphis Didelphimorphia: Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. These conditions also contribute to proliferation and maintenance of vectors.

Morphological differentiation in the white-eared opossum group Didelphidae: Mastozoologia Neotropical Journal of Tropical Ecology To cite this page: Veterinary Parasitology Lutzomyia longipalpis is known to be distributed throughout the city of Campo Grande.