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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Helogale parvula

Accepted taxon: Helogale parvula


Accepted taxon: Helogale parvula
Taxon: Helogale parvula
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | FELIFORMIA | Herpestidae | Helogale
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 Helogale parvula diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 7, ASH (Ash contents) 8, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 16, CP (Crude Protein) 54, EE (Ether Extract) 16. 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 Helogale parvula.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Insecta WHOLE 37.50 Damuth, J…
Arthropoda WHOLE 27.38 Damuth, J…
Rodentia WHOLE 8.93 Damuth, J…
Vertebrata WHOLE 8.33 Grzimek,B…
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 7.14 Damuth, J…
Reptilia WHOLE 5.36 Damuth, J…
Vertebrata EGGS 3.57 Damuth, J…
Aves WHOLE 1.79 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 Helogale parvula.
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 Helogale parvula.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g 8 8 - - - 346.25 - - Engelman,…
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 140 - 680 - Freudenth…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm - - - - - 239.75 - - Engelman,…
Occipital condyle width (OCW) nan mm 8 8 - - - 13.45 - - Engelman,…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Helogale parvula.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
brainmass nan g - - - - - 5 - - Engelman,…
skull_length nan mm - - - - - 49 - - Engelman,…
neck length nan mm - - - - - 33 - - 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 Helogale parvula.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Helogale parvula Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Helogale parvula Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Helogale parvula 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
Helogale parvula Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Helogale parvula 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
Helogale parvula 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
Helogale parvula 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
Helogale parvula 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
Helogale parvula 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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