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Accepted taxon: Paracynictis selousi


Accepted taxon: Paracynictis selousi
Taxon: Paracynictis selousi
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | FELIFORMIA | Herpestidae | Paracynictis
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 Paracynictis selousi diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 6, ASH (Ash contents) 7, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 15, CP (Crude Protein) 55, 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 Paracynictis selousi.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Insecta WHOLE 16.67 Nowak,R. …
Arthropoda WHOLE 13.33 Nowak,R. …
Coleoptera WHOLE 11.11 Damuth, J…
Anura WHOLE 10.00 Nowak,R. …
Orthoptera WHOLE 9.72 Damuth, J…
Isoptera WHOLE 8.33 Damuth, J…
Solifugae WHOLE 6.94 Damuth, J…
Squamata WHOLE 6.67 Nowak,R. …
Scorpiones WHOLE 5.56 Damuth, J…
Muridae WHOLE 4.17 Damuth, J…
Rodentia WHOLE 3.33 Nowak,R. …
Reptilia WHOLE 2.78 Damuth, J…
Myriapoda WHOLE 1.39 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 Paracynictis selousi.
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 nocturnal nocturnal John L. G…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Paracynictis selousi.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 1,200 - 2,200 - Freudenth…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Paracynictis selousi.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)

b. other Measurements. Source Measurements which are not listed on or mapped with the Standard Traits..


Table 5. List of Data Sources for Paracynictis selousi.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Paracynictis selousi Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Paracynictis selousi Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Paracynictis selousi 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
Paracynictis selousi Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Paracynictis selousi Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Paracynictis selousi 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
Paracynictis selousi 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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