Cercartetus nanus (Common Dormouse-phalanger) is a species of mammals in the family pygmy possums. It is found in Australasia. It is a nocturnalinsectivore. Individuals are known to live for 96 months.
Definition: 1) Producing live offspring from within the body of the parent (Lincoln et al., 1998). 2) Development of an embryo within the body of the parent, in part, resources passing directly from parent to embryo (Barnes et al., 2006).
Definition: position of an organism in a food web. May be described verbally with descriptors including primary producer, herbivore or carnivore. If described numerically, 1 indicates a primary producer, 2 a herbivore, and so on up the food web.