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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Hemigalus derbyanus

Accepted taxon: Hemigalus derbyanus


Accepted taxon: Hemigalus derbyanus
Taxon: Hemigalus derbyanus
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | FELIFORMIA | Viverridae | Hemigalinae | Hemigalus
Reference: Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), JHU Press, 2005.

Fig.1 - Ternary plot of the proximate analysis for the Hemigalus derbyanus diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 7, ASH (Ash contents) 7, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 24, CP (Crude Protein) 51, EE (Ether Extract) 11. See details for the calculations in Lintulaakso, K., Tatti, N. and Žliobaitė, I., 2022. Quantifying mammalian diets. Mammalian Biology, pp.1-15. [DOI]


Table 1. List of Diet Items for Hemigalus derbyanus.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Orthoptera WHOLE 40.00 Grzimek,B…
Oligochaeta WHOLE 30.00 Grzimek,B…
Arthropoda WHOLE 20.00 Grzimek,B…
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 10.00 Grzimek,B…

a. Standardized values. See details for the calculations in Lintulaakso, K., Tatti, N. and Žliobaitė, I., 2022. Quantifying mammalian diets. Mammalian Biology, pp.1-15. [DOI]


Table 2. List of Standard Traits for Hemigalus derbyanus.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Insectivore Insectivore John L. G…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Frugivore Animalivore,Frugivore A. R. Fri…
Locomotion: Eisenberg 1981 Scansonal Scansonal John L. G…
Temporal habits nocturnal nocturnal John L. G…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Hemigalus derbyanus.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g 3 - 3 - - 855.33 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 800 - 3,000 - Freudenth…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 2 - - 2 - 795 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 2 - - 2 - 476.66 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 3 - 3 - - 467.5 - - Nelson, A…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Hemigalus derbyanus.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
femur circumference nan mm - - - - - 20 - - Nelson, A…
neck length nan mm - - - - - 83 - - Nelson, A…

b. other Measurements. Source Measurements which are not listed on or mapped with the Standard Traits..


Table 5. List of Data Sources for Hemigalus derbyanus.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Hemigalus derbyanus Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Hemigalus derbyanus Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Hemigalus derbyanus Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Hemigalus derbyanus Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Hemigalus derbyanus Nelson, A., Engelman, R.K. and Croft, D.A., 2023. How to weigh a fossil mammal? South American notoungulates as a case study for estimating body mass in extinct clades. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 30(3), pp.773-809. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Hemigalus derbyanus Freudenthal, M. and Martín-Suárez, E., 2013. Estimating body mass of fossil rodents. Scripta Geologica, 145, pp.1-513. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted

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