Learn more about the Bushy-tailed opossum – with amazing Bushy-tailed opossum photos and facts on Arkive. Primeiro registro de Glironia venusta, Thomas, (Didelphimorphia) em Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil. Javier CalzadaI; Miguel DelibesII; Claudia KellerIII;. Mammalia, Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae, Glironia venusta Thomas, distribution extension to the state of Acre, Brazil.

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Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Little is known of the behavior of the bushy-tailed opossum; less than 25 specimens are known. Topographic and edaphic effects on the distribution of terrestrially reproducing anurans in Central Amazonia: Bushy-tailed opossums have large, oval-shaped ears that lack fur and are darkly colored.

Little is known of the behavior of the bushy-tailed opossum. While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control. Acta Amazonica Thus further studies are critical and urgent for understanding, recording and preserving this little known opossum 5. Populations have been documented in 17 localities from Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and Bolivia; there have also been unconfirmed reports of this animal in Columbia.

There is currently no information available specific to the communication and perception of bushy-tailed opossums. At present there are no known conservation measures in place for this vulnerable opossum. Fieldiana Zoology The Brown Reference Group. Initially the young remain attached to the teat, but will later begin to crawl about her body.

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Ed The Encyclopedia of Mammals. Neotropical living in the southern part of the New World. Karimi’s fat-tailed mouse opossum Thylamys karimii. The bushy-tailed opossum Glironia venusta is an opossum from South America.


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Barkley, ; Nowak, ; Patterson and Solari, Primary Diet omnivore Animal Foods eggs insects Plant Foods seeds, grains, and nuts fruit Predation Predators of bushy-tailed opossums have not been reported. This page was last edited on 14 Novemberat Albacore tuna Thunnus alalunga. The animal we observed also behaved differently from other opossums seen in the area during our nocturnal surveys common opossum, Didelphis marsupialisand common grey four-eyed opossum, Philander opossumwhich normally remained still once spotted.

These stripes are separated by a thinner grayish white band, that runs from the midline of the nose to the nape of the neck. Males from studied species compete for reproductive females, communicating with a series of clicking noises.

Glironia venusta

cenusta Nocturnal Active at night. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students.

Toward the end of lactation, the young leaves the pouch and follow their mother closely 3. It appears to be arboreal tree-livingnocturnal active mainly at night and solitary.

This rare and poorly known animal is an American opossum, a group of marsupials linked to their Australian relatives through their unique mode of reproduction 3. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: There are no known negative economic impacts of bushy-tailed gluronia.

Mesoscale distribution patterns of Amazonian understorey herbs in relation to topography, soil and watersheds. Articles with ‘species’ microformats.

Accessed June 21, at www. Barkley, ; Marshall, X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. A narrow greyish-white band glirknia along the middle of the head, from the neck down to the nose, separating the dark eye stripes and giving the appearance of a mask 2. These animals have a total body length of to mm, including a to mm tail. glironla

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Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. They have the same dental formula as other didelphids: Patterson and Solari, O’Connell, Behavior Very little is currently known of this extremely rare species, although they are believed to be nocturnal and solitary.

Less than 25 specimens are known. Frugivory and gloronia dispersal Oenocarpus glironiaa palm Arecaceae in a forest from the Columbian Andes. The young is then carried in a pouch on the abdomen of its mother where it suckles her milk and most development takes place. American bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus. Shortly after one of the specimens was collected in Brazil from a forest patch surrounded by agricultural settlements, the forest was burned 5.

Barkley, ; Nowak, ; Patterson and Solari, Females have 5 mammae arranged in two abdominal pairs, with one additional teat in the middle. Amazonas, Didelphidae, Didelphimorphia, Glironia venusta. Johns Hopkins University Press. The IUCN classifies it as least concern.