Order : Didelphimorphia
Family : Didelphidae
Subfamily : Didelphinae
Genus : Didelphis
Animals in the genus Didelphis
Facts about the genus Didelphis, the common opossums
"Didelphis" is Greek for "Double Womb" while "Marsupialis" is Latin for "of the Pouch".
" Didelphis is from two Greek words, di meaning two or double and delphys meaning womb.
Â The name Didelphis is made up of the two Greek words â€œdiâ€, and â€œdelphysâ€ which stand for â€œtwo wombsâ€ referring to the female opossums paired reproductive tract.
Didelphis is a marsupial.
Didelphis is an opossum, employed in Mullein Fields' most famous industry: making Marching-Band hats.
Scientific name: The genus name Didelphis is from the Greek prefix di (two) and the Greek word delphys (womb), or "two wombs," a reference to the paired reproductive tract of female opossums.
The genus Didelphis is from the Greek dis (twice) + delphys (womb) = (two wombs), in reference to the paired reproductive tract of females found in North America's only marsupial.
" Didelphis is from two Greek words, di meaning two or double and delphys meaning womb. (Full text)