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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Civettictis civetta

Accepted taxon: Civettictis civetta


Accepted taxon: Civettictis civetta
Taxon: Civettictis civetta
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | FELIFORMIA | Viverridae | Viverrinae | Civettictis
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 Civettictis civetta diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 4, ASH (Ash contents) 8, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 16, CP (Crude Protein) 50, EE (Ether Extract) 18. 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 Civettictis civetta.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Aves WHOLE 18.30 Damuth, J…
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 13.17 Damuth, J…
Rodentia WHOLE 10.00 Damuth, J…
Arthropoda WHOLE 9.52 Ray,J., 2…
Insecta WHOLE 7.13 Damuth, J…
Reptilia WHOLE 6.98 Damuth, J…
Mammalia WHOLE 6.35 Ray,J., 2…
Ovis aries WHOLE 5.56 Nowak,R. …
Vertebrata CARRION 5.48 Damuth, J…
0 MINERAL 4.76 Ray,J., 2…
Animalia WHOLE 3.17 Ray,J., 2…
Osteichthyes WHOLE 2.31 Damuth, J…
Vertebrata EGGS 2.12 Nowak,R. …
Anura WHOLE 1.52 Nowak,R. …
Magnoliopsida SHOOT 1.23 Damuth, J…
Brachyura WHOLE 1.21 Nowak,R. …
Amphibia WHOLE 1.19 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 Civettictis civetta.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Carnivore Carnivore A. R. Fri…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Frugivore Animalivore,Frugivore A. R. Fri…
Locomotion: Eisenberg 1981 Terrestrial Terrestrial Djagoun,S…
Temporal habits nocturnal nocturnal Djagoun,S…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Civettictis civetta.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g 2 2 - - - 10,050 - - Engelman,…
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 7,000 - 20,000 - Freudenth…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm - - - - - 717 - - Engelman,…
Occipital condyle width (OCW) nan mm 2 2 - - - 25.3 - - Engelman,…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Civettictis civetta.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
brainmass nan g - - - - - 37 - - Engelman,…
skull_length nan mm - - - - - 147 - - Engelman,…
femur circumference nan mm - - - - - 31 - - Nelson, A…
humerus circumference nan mm - - - - - 30 - - 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 Civettictis civetta.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Civettictis civetta Djagoun,S., 2009, Small carnivorans from southern Benin: a preliminary assessment of diversity and hunting pressure, Small Carnivore Conservation 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Civettictis civetta Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Civettictis civetta Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Civettictis civetta Damuth, J. 2010. ABSOLUT 6 a mammalian database compiled by the national center for ecological analysis and synthesis (NCEAS ) workshop on mammalian communities. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Civettictis civetta Ray,J., 2001, Trophic relations in a community of African rainforest carnivores, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Civettictis civetta Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Civettictis civetta Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Civettictis civetta Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Civettictis civetta Ray,J., 2001, Trophic relations in a community of African rainforest carnivores, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Civettictis civetta Law, C.J., Blackwell, E.A., Curtis, A.A., Dickinson, E., Hartstone‐Rose, A. and Santana, S.E., 2022. Decoupled evolution of the cranium and mandible in carnivoran mammals. Evolution. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Civettictis civetta Engelman, R.K., 2022. Occipital condyle width (OCW) is a highly accurate predictor of body mass in therian mammals. BMC biology, 20(1), p.37. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Civettictis civetta 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
Civettictis civetta 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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