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Definition of Chironectes variegatus

Chironectes variegatus
Yapock Ya"pock (?; 277), n. [Probably from the river Oyapok, between French Guiana and Brazil.] (Zo["o]l.) A South American aquatic opossum (Chironectes variegatus) found in Guiana and Brazil. Its hind feet are webbed, and its fore feet do not have an opposable thumb for climbing. Called also water opossum. [Written also yapack.]
Chironectes variegatus
Note: Several related species are found in South America. The water opossum of Brazil (Chironectes variegatus), which has the hind feet, webbed, is provided with a marsupial pouch and with cheek pouches. It is called also yapock. Opossum mouse. (Zo["o]l.) See Flying mouse, under Flying. Opossum shrimp (Zo["o]l.), any schizopod crustacean of the genus Mysis and allied genera. See Schizopoda.

Meaning of Chironectes variegatus from wikipedia

- Bare-tailed woolly opossum, Caluromys philander Genus: Chironectes Water opossum, Chironectes minimus Genus: Didelphis Big-eared opossum, Didelphis aurita...
- Glironia Bushy-tailed opossum, Glironia venusta LC Genus: Chironectes Water opossum, Chironectes minimus LC Genus: Didelphis White-eared opossum, Didelphis...
- opossum, Caluromys derbi**** VU Subfamily: Didelphinae Genus: Chironectes Water opossum, Chironectes minimus LR/nt Genus: Didelphis Common opossum, Didelphis...
- LC Bare-tailed woolly opossum, Caluromys philander LC Water opossum, Chironectes minimus LC Alston's mouse opossum, Marmosa alstoni LC Isthmian mouse...
- species Derby's woolly opossum (Caluromys derbi****) Water opossum (Chironectes minimus) Common opossum (Didelphis marsupialis) Virginia opossum (Didelphis...
- Derby's woolly opossum, C. derbi**** LC Subfamily: Didelphinae Genus: Chironectes Water opossum, C. minimus LC Genus: Didelphis Common opossum, D. marsupialis...
- opossum, Glironia venusta VU Subfamily: Didelphinae Genus: Chironectes Water opossum, Chironectes minimus LR/nt Genus: Didelphis Common opossum, Didelphis...
- Caluromys lanatus LR/nt Subfamily: Didelphinae Genus: Chironectes Water opossum, Chironectes minimus LR/nt Genus: Didelphis White-eared opossum, Didelphis...
- Chacodelphys Chacoan pygmy opossum, Chacodelphys formosa VU Genus: Chironectes Water opossum, Chironectes minimus LC Genus Crypton**** Agricola's gracile opossum...
- Chacodelphys Chacoan pygmy opossum, Chacodelphys formosa NT Genus: Chironectes Water opossum, Chironectes minimus LC Genus: Crypton**** Chacoan gracile opossum, Crypton****...