Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • Korean
    • 주머니쥐목
  • English
    • Opossums
    • American marsupials
  • Scientific Names
    • Didelphimorphia
  • Japanese
    • オポッサム目
  • Spanish
    • Tlacuaches y parientes
  • Portuguese
    • Opossuns
    • Gambás
    • Marsupiais americanos
    • Sarigueias

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

3531082042 531a1b804d s 2483691463 46a6c16fa3 s 4269888951 3e154c5b87 s 2674744873 dacdf21c23 s 1736401034 fdefe35bea s Square 2674744873 dacdf21c23 s Square Square Square 5177127706 54ddbfbf47 s 3452478085 0dbf8301c3 s 6008906138 52be80d480 s 10312 98 68 83224 98 68 Square Square Square 27316 98 68 05005 98 68 Square Square Square Square
Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Didelphimorphia."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

beeboy

Date

September 24, 2016 12:19 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

km_pease

Date

September 15, 2016 07:32 AM PDT

Description

Road kill

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

phlank

Date

May 25, 2016 10:06 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

lakedoc

Date

August 31, 2016 02:55 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

sanpascual

Date

September 23, 2016 08:03 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

chanteg

Date

September 23, 2016 08:07 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Opossum Didelphis marsupialis

Observer

tamita

Date

September 20, 2016 06:29 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Cría de tlacuache encontrado.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jacobi

Date

September 22, 2016 09:45 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jason_m

Date

September 23, 2016 08:20 AM EDT

Description

Location has been updated

My mom found this opossum and sent me these pictures.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

purplesagela

Date

September 22, 2016 04:09 PM PDT

Description

Deceased. Very sad. RIP.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

terrapinjoe

Date

September 22, 2016 06:03 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

eangler

Date

May 28, 2010 10:26 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile

View all observations

Description from Wikipedia

Opossums (colloquially possums) (Didelphimorphia, /daɪˌdɛlfɨˈmɔrfiə/) make up the largest order of marsupials in the Western Hemisphere, including 103 or more species in 19 genera. They are also commonly called possums, though that term technically refers to Australian fauna of the suborder Phalangeriformes. The Virginia opossum was the first animal to be named an opossum; usage of the name was published in 1610. The word opossum was borrowed from the Virginia Algonquian (Powhatan) language in the form...

No range data available.
Member of the iNaturalist Network   |   Powered by iNaturalist open source software