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Mouse Opossum

 

(Marmosa murina), a mammal of the family Didelphidae, order Marsupialia. The body measures approximately 13 cm in length, and the tail about 18 cm. The coloring is yellowish gray on top and lighter below. The mouse opossum has a naked, prehensile tail and lacks a brood pouch. It is distributed in South America, between the Amazon and the Orinoco rivers. It is arboreal and nocturnal and is omnivorous. The female bears as many as 15 young, which at first hang on her nipples; later the female carries them on her back. The animals feed mainly on insects and fruit.

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microtarsus, Marmosa paraguayana y Monodelphis cf dimidiata, quienes reportaron el mismo patron medular uniseriado escaleriforme reportado aqui para Thylamys; sin embargo, ninguno registro el patron cuticular foliaceo estrecho observado para Thylamys pallidior y Thylamys sp.
Otros grupos bien representados son los marsupiales (Marmosa mexicana, Tlacuatzin canescens, Caluromys derbianus, Chironectes minimus, Didelphis marsupialis, Didelphis virginiana) y los primates (Alouatta palliata y Ateles geoffroyi) con afinidades tambien tropicales (Alvarez & de LaChica 1991, Briones-Salas & Sanchez-Cordero 2004).
0 0 0 Marsupialia Metachirus nudicaudatus 0 0 3 Didelphis albiventris 0 0 0 Monodelphis domestica 0 10 0 Marmosa demerarae 0 0 4 Marmosops noctivagus 0 0 6 Caluromys philander 0 0 1 Marmosa murina 2 0 10 Didelphis marsupialis 1 0 0 Taxa Dry Season Aug.
At least some predators were able to climb the posts: (1) predation occurred in several post-mounted nests and (2) on two occasions, I found mouse opossums (Marmosa mexicana), common nest predators, asleep in the boxes.
Similarly, Marmosa mexicana appears to be associated to forest habitats and disturbed areas (Alonso-Mejia and Medellin, 1992; Ceballos, 2014), and we found an association with habitat complexity.
hantavirus Rodent species (common name) captured antibody-positive Zygodontomys brevicauda cherriei (cane rat) 50 4 Sigmodon hispidus (hispid cotton rat) 20 0 Oligoryzomys fulvescens (fulvous pigmy rice rat) 15 2 Oryzomys couesi (Coues's rice rat) 14 0 Mus musculus (house mouse) 9 0 Liomys adspersus (Panamanian spiny pocket mouse) 8 0 Oryzomys concolor (colored rice rat) 2 0 Proechimys semispinosus (silky spiny rat) 1 0 Rattus rattus (black rat) 1 0 Marmosa mexicana.
Cauca, Patia, El Cabuyo, km 20 entre Mojarras y El Estrecho, 624 m; Marmosa regina: MHN-UCC 1803 [masculinidad], 29 de mayo de 2006.
sumichrasti was captured in trees along with Reithrodontomys sumichrasti, Peromyscus aztecus, Marmosa mexicana, and Tylomys nudicaudus, but only the first one of these species was abundant; in fact, it proved to be the most abundant of species throughout the study.
de Individuos Colectados Procesados Zygodontomys brevicauda 74 34 Holochilus sciureus 8 3 Marmosa robinsoni 3 2 Monodelphis brevicaudata 1 -Total 86 39 Orden Rodentia (Roedores) 82 37 Orden Didelphimorphia 4 2 (Marsupiales) Especie No.
174.2 (3[degrees]) 93 (4[degrees]) Gracilinanus 111.9 (4[degrees]) 95 (3[degrees]) microtarsus (Wagner, 1842) Nectomys squamipes 99.8 (5[degrees]) 88 (5[degrees]) (Brants, 1827) Marmosa paraguayana 49.4 (6[degrees]) 49 (6[degrees]) (Tate, 1931) Metachirus 24.3 (7[degrees]) 21 (7[degrees]) nudicaudatus (E.