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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Rhynchogale melleri

Accepted taxon: Rhynchogale melleri


Accepted taxon: Rhynchogale melleri
Taxon: Rhynchogale melleri
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | FELIFORMIA | Herpestidae | Rhynchogale
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 Rhynchogale melleri diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 7, ASH (Ash contents) 5, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 45, CP (Crude Protein) 28, 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 Rhynchogale melleri.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 39.29 Damuth, J…
Termitidae WHOLE 28.57 Damuth, J…
Coleoptera WHOLE 9.52 Damuth, J…
Vertebrata WHOLE 8.33 Nowak,R. …
Orthoptera WHOLE 7.14 Damuth, J…
Squamata WHOLE 4.76 Damuth, J…
Rodentia WHOLE 2.38 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 Rhynchogale melleri.
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…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Rhynchogale melleri.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 1,700 - 3,070 - Freudenth…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Rhynchogale melleri.
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 Rhynchogale melleri.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Rynchogale melleri Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 51: Name variant or misspelling of the taxon Verified - Accepted
Rhynchogale melleri 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
Rhynchogale melleri Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Rhynchogale melleri Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Rhynchogale melleri 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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