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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Herpestes edwardsi

Accepted taxon: Herpestes edwardsi


Accepted taxon: Herpestes edwardsi
Taxon: Herpestes edwardsi
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | FELIFORMIA | Herpestidae | Herpestes
Reference: Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), JHU Press, 2005.

Table 1. List of Diet Items for Herpestes edwardsi.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
There are no Diet Items available.

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 Herpestes edwardsi.
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 Terrestrial Terrestrial John L. G…
Temporal habits diurnal diurnal John L. G…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Herpestes edwardsi.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 890 - 2,000 - Freudenth…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 15 15 - - - 1,230.15 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 15 15 - - - 470.4 - - Nelson, A…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Herpestes edwardsi.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
femur circumference nan mm - - - - - 20 - - Nelson, A…
humerus circumference nan mm - - - - - 18 - - 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 Herpestes edwardsi.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Herpestes edwardsi Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Herpestes edwardsii Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 51: Name variant or misspelling of the taxon Verified - Accepted
Herpestes edwardsii 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. 51: Name variant or misspelling of the taxon Verified - Accepted
Herpestes edwardsi 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
Herpestes edwardsii 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. 51: Name variant or misspelling of the taxon Verified - Accepted
Herpestes edwardsi 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

Citation for this page: [The MammalBase community 2024. / CC BY 4.0. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7462864 Herpestes edwardsi , Accessed 22nd July 2024 at https://mammalbase.net/me/14309]