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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Cynictis penicillata

Accepted taxon: Cynictis penicillata


Accepted taxon: Cynictis penicillata
Taxon: Cynictis penicillata
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | FELIFORMIA | Herpestidae | Cynictis
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 Cynictis penicillata diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 4, ASH (Ash contents) 4, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 15, CP (Crude Protein) 39, EE (Ether Extract) 17. 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 Cynictis penicillata.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Coleoptera WHOLE 20.63 Damuth, J…
Insecta WHOLE 17.85 Damuth, J…
Termitidae WHOLE 13.61 Earlé,…
Isoptera WHOLE 5.56 Damuth, J…
Aves WHOLE 5.22 Earlé,…
Arthropoda WHOLE 5.08 Nowak,R. …
Orthoptera WHOLE 4.76 Damuth, J…
Squamata WHOLE 4.44 Nowak,R. …
Serpentes WHOLE 3.81 Nowak,R. …
Vertebrata WHOLE 3.17 Damuth, J…
Aves EGGS 2.54 Nowak,R. …
Mammalia WHOLE 2.45 Earlé,…
Scorpiones WHOLE 2.38 Damuth, J…
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 1.93 Earlé,…
Testudines EGGS 1.90 Nowak,R. …
Solifugae WHOLE 1.59 Damuth, J…
Rodentia WHOLE 1.27 Nowak,R. …
Aves CARRION 1.02 Earlé,…
Vertebrata EGGS 0.79 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 Cynictis penicillata.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Insectivore Insectivore A. R. Fri…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Animalivore Animalivore A. R. Fri…
Locomotion: Eisenberg 1981 Terrestrial Terrestrial John L. G…
Temporal habits diurnal diurnal John L. G…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Cynictis penicillata.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 440 - 1,000 - Freudenth…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Cynictis penicillata.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
neck length nan mm - - - - - 47 - - 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 Cynictis penicillata.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Cynictis penicillata Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Cynictis penicillata Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Cynictis penicillata 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
Cynictis penicillata Earlé,RA, 1981, Aspects of the social and feeding behaviour of the yellow mongoose Cynictis penicillata (G. Cuvier), Mammalia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Cynictis penicillata Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Cynictis pencillata Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 51: Name variant or misspelling of the taxon Verified - Accepted
Cynictis penicillata Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Cynictis penicillata 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
Cynictis penicillata 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
Cynictis penicillata 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
Cynictis penicillata 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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