Didelphis marsupialis (small mammal)

Mass: 1.0 kg based on Barros-Battesti et al. 2000, da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988, Sanderson 1949, Vaughan and Hawkins 1999, Davies 1978, Díaz 2014, Julien-Laferrière 1991, and Richard-Hansen et al. 1999

Abundance: 0.50 to 66.67% (median 8.29%)

Latitudinal range: -23.5° to 16.8°

Habitats: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (12), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (21), tropical/subtropical savanna (2)

Found in 35 samples

Bolivia: El Refugio Huanchaca Biological Station

Brazil: Pinkaití Research Station (ground), Fazenda Montes Claros (primary), Fazenda Montes Claros (secondary), Fazenda Santa Fé, Itapevi (dry season, April to September 1995), Floresta Nacional Amapá (dry season), Humaitá Forest Reserve

Colombia: Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali (forest), Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali (scrub), El Amparo (transect A), El Amparo (transect C), El Amparo (transect D), El Amparo (transect E), El Amparo (transect F), El Amparo (transect G), El Amparo (transect H), Palmar de Altamira (bosque)

Costa Rica: San Juan–La Selva Biological Corridor

Ecuador: Chorongo

French Guiana: Domaine Experimental Paracou (station 5), Trois-Sauts

Mexico: El Zapotal (terrestrial mammals)

Nicaragua: Siuna (mammals, primary forest), Siuna (mammals, secondary forest), Siuna (mammals, allspice)

Panama: Barro Colorado Island (1997), Ecoparque Panama

Peru: Reserva Cuzco Amazónico (1990 snap traps), Iquitos–Nauta Highway, Los Amigos Conservation Concession (2005), Los Amigos Conservation Concession (2006), Reserva Nacional Allpahuayo-Mishana (Tomahawk traps)

Venezuela: Parque Nacional Guatopo, Fundo Pecuario Masaguaral

Size measurements:
♀ body mass1098.3 kgN = 32Barros-Battesti et al. 2000
♀ body mass946 gN = 34da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♀ body mass580 gN = 8Sanderson 1949
♀ body mass1700 kgN = 1Vaughan and Hawkins 1999
♀ body mass2200 kgN = 1Vaughan and Hawkins 1999
♂ body mass1328.4 kgN = 24Barros-Battesti et al. 2000
♂ body mass1024 kgN = 63da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♂ body mass412 gN = 9Sanderson 1949
♂ body mass2100 kgN = 1Vaughan and Hawkins 1999
body mass349.8 gN = 1Davies 1978
body mass1155 kgN = 4Díaz 2014
body mass1060 kgN = 1Julien-Laferrière 1991
body mass1080 kgN = 160Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ total body length760 mmN = 1Vaughan and Hawkins 1999
♀ total body length770 mmN = 1Vaughan and Hawkins 1999
♂ total body length850 mmN = 1Vaughan and Hawkins 1999
♀ head and body length367.8 mmN = 32Barros-Battesti et al. 2000
♀ head and body length354 mmN = 34da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♀ head and body length324 mmN = 8Sanderson 1949
♂ head and body length397.1 mmN = 24Barros-Battesti et al. 2000
♂ head and body length354 mmN = 63da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♂ head and body length281 mmN = 9Sanderson 1949
head and body length371 mmN = 160Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ tail length330.0 mmN = 32Barros-Battesti et al. 2000
♀ tail length349.6 mmN = 31da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♀ tail length342 mmN = 8Sanderson 1949
♂ tail length339.3 mmN = 24Barros-Battesti et al. 2000
♂ tail length348.5 mmN = 62da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♂ tail length314 mmN = 9Sanderson 1949
tail length395 mmN = 160Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ hind foot length54.0 mmN = 32Barros-Battesti et al. 2000
♀ hind foot length56.1 mmN = 34da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♀ hind foot length48 mmN = 8Sanderson 1949
♂ hind foot length57.5 mmN = 24Barros-Battesti et al. 2000
♂ hind foot length58.1 mmN = 62da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♂ hind foot length47 mmN = 9Sanderson 1949
hind foot length57 mmN = 160Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ ear length45.3 mmN = 32Barros-Battesti et al. 2000
♀ ear length50.0 mmN = 34da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♀ ear length51 mmN = 8Sanderson 1949
♂ ear length47.8 mmN = 24Barros-Battesti et al. 2000
♂ ear length51.2 mmN = 62da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♂ ear length47 mmN = 9Sanderson 1949
ear length51 mmN = 160Richard-Hansen et al. 1999

See also Didelphis, Didelphis albiventris, Didelphis aurita, Didelphis imperfecta, Didelphis sp., Didelphis virginiana