Penis morphology as a distinctive character of the murine opossum group (Marsupialia Didelphidae): a preliminary report

@inproceedings{Martinelli1997PenisMA,
  title={Penis morphology as a distinctive character of the murine opossum group (Marsupialia Didelphidae): a preliminary report},
  author={P. Martinelli and Jos{\'e} Carlos Nogueira},
  year={1997}
}
La morphologie du penis, associee a d'autres aspects morphologiques, a ete suggeree comme une caracteristique d'identification et une variable supplementaire, utile pour une organisation systematique du groupe des opossums murins. Ceux-ci representent un groupe numeriquement important de marsupiaux americains aux caracteres externes similaires mais sans classification systematique organisee jusqu'a present. La morphologie du penis de quatre especes, Micoureus cinereus, Gracilinanus agilis… 

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