Philander opossum (small mammal)

Mass: 451 g based on Aragona and Marinho-Filho 2009, da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988, Sanderson 1949, Benshoof et al. 1984, Díaz 2014, Julien-Laferrière 1991, and Richard-Hansen et al. 1999

Abundance: 0.45 to 50.00% (median 4.00%)

Latitudinal range: -19.8° to 16.8°

Habitats: mangrove (2), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (6), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (11), tropical/subtropical savanna (2)

Found in 21 samples

Brazil: Pinkaití Research Station (ground), Fazenda Montes Claros (primary), Fazenda Montes Claros (secondary), Fazenda Santa Fé, Fazenda Lago Verde, Fazenda Aparecida, Fazenda São Sebastião do Borba, Reserva Ecológica Michelin (floresta)

Costa Rica: San Juan–La Selva Biological Corridor

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

Mexico: El Zapotal (terrestrial mammals), Reserva de la Biosfera La Encrucijada (secas), Reserva de la Biosfera La Encrucijada (lluvias)

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

Peru: Iquitos–Nauta Highway, Reserva Nacional Allpahuayo-Mishana (Tomahawk traps), Reserva Nacional Allpahuayo-Mishana (Victor traps)

Size measurements:
♀ body mass198.3 gN = 3Aragona and Marinho-Filho 2009
♀ body mass295.0 gN = 3da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♀ body mass246 gN = 10Sanderson 1949
♂ body mass344.6 gN = 8Aragona and Marinho-Filho 2009
♂ body mass500 gN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ body mass340 gN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ body mass450 gN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ body mass394.9 gN = 7da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♂ body mass253 gN = 10Sanderson 1949
body mass433.3 gN = 87Díaz 2014
body mass455 gN = 1Julien-Laferrière 1991
body mass520 gN = 158Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♂ total body length600.0 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ total body length540.0 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ total body length575.0 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♀ head and body length243.4 mmN = 7Aragona and Marinho-Filho 2009
♀ head and body length285.0 mmN = 3da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♀ head and body length228 mmN = 10Sanderson 1949
♀ head and body length255 mmN = 1Thomas 1923
♂ head and body length271.2 mmN = 5Aragona and Marinho-Filho 2009
♂ head and body length282.0 mmN = 7da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♂ head and body length239 mmN = 10Sanderson 1949
♂ head and body length250 mmN = 1Thomas 1923
head and body length291 mmN = 158Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ tail length268.1 mmN = 7Aragona and Marinho-Filho 2009
♀ tail length295.0 mmN = 3da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♀ tail length248 mmN = 10Sanderson 1949
♀ tail length260 mmN = 1Thomas 1923
♂ tail length292.0 mmN = 5Aragona and Marinho-Filho 2009
♂ tail length318.0 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ tail length290.0 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ tail length296.0 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ tail length325.5 mmN = 7da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♂ tail length257 mmN = 10Sanderson 1949
♂ tail length280 mmN = 1Thomas 1923
tail length308 mmN = 158Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ hind foot length35.9 mmN = 7Aragona and Marinho-Filho 2009
♀ hind foot length40.3 mmN = 3da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♀ hind foot length37 mmN = 10Sanderson 1949
♀ hind foot length38 mmN = 1Thomas 1923
♂ hind foot length39.0 mmN = 5Aragona and Marinho-Filho 2009
♂ hind foot length46.0 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ hind foot length45.0 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ hind foot length46.0 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ hind foot length45.3 mmN = 7da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♂ hind foot length41 mmN = 10Sanderson 1949
♂ hind foot length40 mmN = 1Thomas 1923
hind foot length42 mmN = 158Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ ear length33.3 mmN = 7Aragona and Marinho-Filho 2009
♀ ear length29.3 mmN = 3da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♀ ear length34 mmN = 10Sanderson 1949
♂ ear length38.3 mmN = 5Aragona and Marinho-Filho 2009
♂ ear length33.0 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ ear length34.0 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ ear length35.0 mmN = 1Benshoof et al. 1984
♂ ear length32.7 mmN = 7da Fonseca and Kierulff 1988
♂ ear length32 mmN = 10Sanderson 1949
♂ ear length30 mmN = 1Thomas 1923
ear length35 mmN = 158Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ condylobasal length58.5 mmN = 1Thomas 1923
♂ condylobasal length66 mmN = 1Thomas 1923

See also Philander, Philander andersoni, Philander frenatus, Philander sp.