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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Genetta tigrina

Accepted taxon: Genetta tigrina


Accepted taxon: Genetta tigrina
Taxon: Genetta tigrina
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 tigrina diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 4, ASH (Ash contents) 9, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 23, CP (Crude Protein) 47, 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 Genetta tigrina.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Rodentia WHOLE 41.67 Damuth, J…
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 23.33 Damuth, J…
Aves WHOLE 13.33 Grzimek,B…
Arthropoda WHOLE 11.67 Damuth, J…
Reptilia WHOLE 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 Genetta tigrina.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Carnivore Carnivore A. R. Fri…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Animalivore 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 Genetta tigrina.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g 1 1 - - - 1,928 - - Engelman,…
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 840 - 3,200 - Freudenth…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm - - - - - 410 - - Engelman,…
Occipital condyle width (OCW) nan mm 1 1 - - - 19.77 - - Engelman,…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Genetta tigrina.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
brainmass nan g - - - - - 15 - - Engelman,…
skull_length nan mm - - - - - 85 - - Engelman,…
BMR (kJ/h) nan kJ/h - - - - - 15 - - McNab, B.…
neck length nan mm - - - - - 89 - - Nelson, A…
BMR,mlO2/h nan mlO2/h 2 2 - - - 762 - - Genoud, M…

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


Table 5. List of Data Sources for Genetta tigrina.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Genetta tigrina Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Genetta tigrina Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Genetta tigrina 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 tigrina Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Genetta tigrina 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 tigrina 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
Genetta tigrina DeMers, A.C., 2023. Functional Significance of the Mandible, Tooth Roots, and Tooth Crowns, and their Implications for Fossil Dietary Inference (Doctoral dissertation, The Ohio State University). 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Genetta tigrina McNab, B.K., 2008. An analysis of the factors that influence the level and scaling of mammalian BMR. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 151(1), pp.5-28. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Genetta tigrina 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 tigrina Genoud, M., Isler, K. and Martin, R.D., 2018. Comparative analyses of basal rate of metabolism in mammals: data selection does matter. Biological Reviews, 93(1), pp.404-438. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Genetta tigrina 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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