Didelphis virginiana Kerr, 1792

Virginia Opossum

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Vertebrate

Sublevel 2: Mammal

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Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Didelphimorphia

Family: Didelphidae

Genus: Didelphis

Species: Didelphis virginiana

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations: None

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

ASSOCIATED SPECIES

PHOTOS OF Didelphis virginiana

PHOTOS OF SPECIES ASSOCIATIONS