(2015) sampled a much larger sample of small mammals, blood samples collected from only 68 individuals belonging to 13 different species, 4 marsupials (Didelphis albiventris-white-eared opossum, Gracilinanus agilis-agile gracile opossum, Marmosa murina--Linnaeus's mouse opossum
, Thylamys macrurus--Paraguayan fat-tailed mouse opossum
) and 9 rodents (Calomys callosus--large vesper mouse, C.
Water conservation in the South American desert mouse opossum
, Thylamys pusilla (Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae).
Karina has discovered 50 new species, including the white bellied woolly mouse opossum
Handley CO Jr, Gordon LK (1979) New species of mammals from Northern South America, Mouse opossum
, Genus Marmosa Gray.
Some marsupials, like the small mouse opossum
, don't even have a fully formed pouch.
As one example, the Brazilian mouse opossum
Marmosa microtarsus and the water shrew Neomys anomalus have approximately the same body mass of 13 g, but the BMR of the latter is more than three times that of the former species (5.1 vs.
Mating behavior of the Mexican mouse opossum
(Marmosa canescens) in Cuixmala, Jalisco, Mexico.
Gracile mouse opossum
, Gracilinanus agilis (Burmeister, 1854), is a small didelphid marsupial with preferably arboreal habits (Paglia et al., 2012) that is occasionally caught on the ground (Eisenberg and Redford, 1999).
Karyotype of Marmosa canescens (Marsupialia: Didelphidae): a mouse opossum
with 22 chromosomes.
A new species of gracile mouse opossum
, genus Gracilinanus, from Argentina.
Demography and population dynamics of the mouse opossum
(Thylamys elegans) in semi-arid Chile: seasonality, feedback structure and climate.
Phylogeography and systematic notes on two species of gracile mouse opossums
, genus Gracilinanus (Marsupialia, Didelphidae).