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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New records and geographic distribution of the rare Glironia venusta DidelphimorphiaDidelphidae. 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. There is no specific information venustx the mating systems of bushy-tailed opossums.

It appears to be arboreal tree-livingnocturnal active mainly at night and solitary. Females have 5 mammae arranged in two abdominal pairs, with one additional teat in the middle. Due to their large opposable big toe, it is presumed that the bushy-tailed opossum is arborealspending most of its time in the trees 2. Anthony, [4] G. Neotropical living in the southern part of the New World.

ADW: Glironia venusta: INFORMATION

The urethral grooves of the glans penis end near the tips. The Encyclopedia of MammalsVol. Barkley, ; Calzada, et al.

Bushy-tailed opossum conservation At present there are no known conservation measures in place for this vulnerable opossum. Like other American opossums, it may be nocturnal and probably feeds on insects, seeds, fruits and eggs 1.

Glironia venusta

Opposable Referring to a digit, thumb or toethat can be turned so that its pad makes contact with the pad of each of the other digits on the same limb. Its diet may be similar to that of the mouse opossums — insects, glirlnia and plant material. Canines and molars are poorly developed.


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Bushy-tailed opossum

Glironla 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. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. At present there are no known conservation vensta in place for this vulnerable opossum. Acta Amazonica The animal was observed during 20 minutes in vines hanging from a large tree, at approximately 15 m height.

Shortly after one of the specimens was collected in Brazil from a forest patch surrounded by agricultural settlements, the forest was burned 5. Mammals of South America. Mammalian Species First record venusa the bushy-tailed opossum, Glironia venustaThomas,Didelphimorphia from Venustta, Amazonas, Brazil.

Bare-tailed woolly opossum Caluromys philander. Mesoscale distribution patterns of Amazonian understorey herbs in relation to topography, soil and watersheds.

Populations have been documented in 17 localities from Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and Bolivia; there have also been unconfirmed reports of this animal in Columbia.

Spatial patterns in the understorey shrub genus Psychotria in central Amazonia: Habitat destruction is the primary threat facing this forest-dwelling opossum, and numbers are thought to be declining as a result 1.


Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts. Mammalian Species Head-body length was estimated as cm visual estimationand tail length was similar to head-body length.

However, members of family Didelphidae are generally considered gkironia. Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Dorsally, their long, thick fur varies between a woolly or velvety texture and is solid reddish-brown to gray, with fur lengths of 7 to glironix mm. The diet probably comprises insects, eggs and plant material. This page was last edited on 14 Novemberat Animals portal Mammals portal South America portal.

This new record supports the notion that G. The tail had the same color as the body, and appeared to be furred to the tip.

The young begin development inside a thin-shelled egg within the mother, and are very poorly developed at birth 3. They have been captured in dense, humid, semi-deciduous and sub-montane forests at up to m in elevations.

Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Bushy-tailed opossum range The range of the bushy-tailed opossum is not 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.