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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Mungos mungo

Accepted taxon: Mungos mungo


Accepted taxon: Mungos mungo
Taxon: Mungos mungo
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | FELIFORMIA | Herpestidae | Mungos
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 Mungos mungo diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 3, ASH (Ash contents) 15, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 10, CP (Crude Protein) 57, EE (Ether Extract) 15. 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 Mungos mungo.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Arthropoda WHOLE 16.67 Damuth, J…
Reptilia WHOLE 16.11 Damuth, J…
Osteichthyes WHOLE 11.11 Grzimek,B…
Aves WHOLE 10.83 Damuth, J…
Rodentia WHOLE 10.00 Damuth, J…
Brachyura WHOLE 9.72 Grzimek,B…
Bivalvia WHOLE 8.33 Grzimek,B…
Anura WHOLE 6.94 Grzimek,B…
Insecta WHOLE 5.56 Grzimek,B…
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 3.33 Damuth, J…
Mammalia 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 Mungos mungo.
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 Mungos mungo.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 460 - 2,250 - Freudenth…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Mungos mungo.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
femur circumference nan mm - - - - - 16 - - Nelson, A…
humerus circumference nan mm - - - - - 14 - - 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 Mungos mungo.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Mungos mungo Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Mungos mungo Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Mungos mungo 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
Mungos mungo Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Mungos mungo 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
Mungos mungo 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
Mungos mungo 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
Mungos mungo 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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