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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X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. It is a medium-sized opossum characterized by a large, oval, dark ears, fawn to cinnamon coat with a buff to gray underside, grayish limbs, and a furry tail. Their large glironiq expand posteriorly.

Males from studied species compete for reproductive females, communicating with a series of clicking noises. These animals have a total body length of to mm, including a to mm tail.

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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. Acta Amazonica Bushy-tailed opossums likely dwell in the canopy, although they have been observed low in the forest and attempts to live-trap the animals in the forest understory have been successful.

The IUCN classifies it as least concern. In birds, naked and helpless after hatching. The bushy-tailed opossum was seen by two of us simultaneously during a nocturnal transect glionia of vertebrates in the RFAD. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: There are no known positive economic impacts of bushy-tailed opossums.


Mesoscale distribution patterns of Amazonian understorey herbs in relation to topography, soil and watersheds. Annotated list of ticks Acari: Glossary Arboreal An animal which lives or spends a large amount of time in trees.

Mammals of the Manu Biosphere Reserve. 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. Its nose is long and pointed with long, tactile hairs 3and the blackish ears are large, oval and naked 2providing acute hearing 3.

They have been found exclusively within forests, no closer than 3 kilometers to human settlements. It did not remain still for long, but did not try to run away from us.

There is currently no information available regarding their reproductive behavior. Although lacking a collected specimen or a photograph we argue that this observation is a reliable record, because of the unmistakeable morphological and behavioural traits that characterize G.

Accessed December 31, at https: Barkley, ; Calzada, et al. It was first described by English zoologist Oldfield Thomas in Mastozoologia Neotropical These results support the notion that G.

Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. Revista de Biologia Tropical The IUCN classifies the bushy-tailed opossum as least concerngiven its wide distribution and presumably large population.

There are no known negative economic impacts of bushy-tailed opossums.

Terms of Gliroina – The displayed portlet may be used as a link from your website to Arkive’s online content for private, scientific, conservation or educational purposes only. Black-shouldered opossum Caluromyopsis irrupta. Bushy-tailed opossums have large, oval-shaped ears that lack fur and are darkly colored.


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A revision of marsupial phylogeny grouped CaluromysCaluromysiopsDromiciops monito del monte and Glironia under a single subfamily, Microbiotheriinae, noting the dental similarities among these. Epiphytes and climbing plants are also abundant. The present record was glironiaa in undisturbed forest, at an altitude of 86 m. The major threats to its survival are deforestation and human settlement.

They have the same dental formula as other didelphids: First record of the bushy-tailed opossum, Glironia venustaThomas,Didelphimorphia from Manaus Amazonas, Brazil.

Bushy-tailed opossum range The range of the bushy-tailed opossum is venudta fully known, but specimens have been collected from the Amazonian regions of Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru 2 4and from the Paraguay River basin, Brazil 5.

Glironia Thomas[3]. Initially the young remain attached to the teat, but will later begin to crawl about her body. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Which species are on the glitonia to recovery? There is currently no information glironiq specific to the communication and perception of bushy-tailed opossums.

Communication and Perception There is currently no information available specific to the communication and perception of bushy-tailed opossums.

Glironia venusta

The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. The bushy-tailed opossum is the sole member of Glironiaand is placed in the family Didelphidae. Field Museum of Natural History.