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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Genetta maculata

Accepted taxon: Genetta maculata


Accepted taxon: Genetta maculata
Taxon: Genetta maculata
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | FELIFORMIA | Viverridae | Viverrinae | Genetta
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 Genetta maculata diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 1, ASH (Ash contents) 9, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 6, CP (Crude Protein) 59, EE (Ether Extract) 25. 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 Genetta maculata.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Rodentia WHOLE 40.00 Damuth, J…
Aves WHOLE 30.00 Damuth, J…
Reptilia WHOLE 20.00 Damuth, J…
Insecta WHOLE 10.00 Damuth, J…

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 Genetta maculata.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Carnivore Carnivore A. R. Fri…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Animalivore Animalivore A. R. Fri…
Locomotion: Eisenberg 1981 Arboreal Arboreal Djagoun,S…
Temporal habits nocturnal nocturnal Djagoun,S…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Genetta maculata.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 1,000 - 3,100 - Freudenth…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Genetta maculata.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
femur circumference nan mm - - - - - 18 - - Nelson, A…
femur diameter nan mm - - - - - 7 - - 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 Genetta maculata.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Genetta maculata 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
Genetta maculata Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Genetta maculata 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
Genetta maculata 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
Genetta maculata 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
Genetta maculata 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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