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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Galidia elegans

Accepted taxon: Galidia elegans


Accepted taxon: Galidia elegans
Taxon: Galidia elegans
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | FELIFORMIA | Eupleridae | Galidiinae | Galidia
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 Galidia elegans diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 2, ASH (Ash contents) 10, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 12, CP (Crude Protein) 56, EE (Ether Extract) 20. 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 Galidia elegans.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Mammalia WHOLE 22.22 Grzimek,B…
Aves WHOLE 19.44 Grzimek,B…
Anura WHOLE 15.28 Grzimek,B…
Reptilia WHOLE 9.72 Grzimek,B…
Osteichthyes WHOLE 8.33 Grzimek,B…
Aves EGGS 8.33 Nowak,R. …
Arthropoda WHOLE 6.94 Grzimek,B…
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 5.56 Nowak,R. …
Insecta WHOLE 2.78 Grzimek,B…
Diplopoda WHOLE 1.39 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 Galidia elegans.
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 diurnal diurnal John L. G…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Galidia elegans.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g 4 - - 4 - 846.3 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 700 - 1,000 - Freudenth…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 4 - - 4 - 366.8 - - Nelson, A…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Galidia elegans.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
neck length nan mm - - - - - 46 - - 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 Galidia elegans.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Galidia elegans Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Galidia elegans Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Galidia elegans Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Galidia elegans Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Galidia elegans Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Galidia elegans 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
Galidia elegans 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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