Didelphis aurita (small mammal)

Mass: 1.1 kg based on Cáceres 2005, Cirignoli et al. 2011, Delciellos and Vieira 2009, and Delciellos and Viera 2007

Diet: invertivore-frugivore based on Cáceres and Monteiro-Filho 2001

Abundance: 0.29 to 75.38% (median 6.06%)

Latitudinal range: -27.2° to -13.8°

Habitats: (1), temperate broadleaf/mixed forest (1), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (10), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (11), tropical/subtropical savanna (2)

Found in 25 samples

Brazil: Caucaia do Alto (pitfall traps), Caucaia do Alto (Sherman traps), Fazendinha Agroecológica do km 47 (Fragment A), Ilhas do Barbados (fragment A), Angatuba (native vegetation), Saibadela, Universidade Federal de Lavras (Floresta Estacional Semidecidual Montana), Universidade Federal de Lavras (Cerrado Sensu Strictu), Estação Biológica de Santa Lúcia (primary forest), Estrada do Porto (2005), Tapiraí and Piedade Municipalities, Carlos Botelho State Park, Serra do Japi Biological Reserve (2006/2007), Una and Arataca (forest), Una and Arataca (cabruca), Reserva Natural Vale (year 1), Reserva Natural Vale (year 2), Reserva Natural Vale (year 3), Reserva Natural Vale (year 4), Devonian Scarp, Iguaçu National Park, Reserva Biológica de Araras, Private Reserve of Natural Heritage Recanto das Antas, Reserva Ecológica Michelin (floresta), Abismo Iguatemi

Size measurements:
body mass1200 kgN = 4Cáceres 2005
body mass963 gN = 3Cirignoli et al. 2011
body mass1226.3 kgN = 17Delciellos and Vieira 2009
body mass1033.6 kgN = 15Delciellos and Viera 2007
total body length672 mmN = 3Cirignoli et al. 2011
tail length331 mmN = 3Cirignoli et al. 2011
hind foot length58.3 mmN = 3Cirignoli et al. 2011
ear length51 mmN = 3Cirignoli et al. 2011

See also Didelphis, Didelphis albiventris, Didelphis imperfecta, Didelphis marsupialis, Didelphis sp., Didelphis virgiania, Didelphis virginiana