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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Vulpes macrotis

Accepted taxon: Vulpes macrotis


Accepted taxon: Vulpes macrotis
Taxon: Vulpes macrotis
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | CANIFORMIA | Canidae | Vulpes
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 Vulpes macrotis diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 1, ASH (Ash contents) 13, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 8, CP (Crude Protein) 59, EE (Ether Extract) 20. 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 Vulpes macrotis.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Rodentia WHOLE 75.00 Nowak,R. …
Dipodomys WHOLE 16.67 Nowak,R. …
Lagomorpha WHOLE 8.33 Nowak,R. …

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 Vulpes macrotis.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Carnivore Carnivore A. R. Fri…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Animalivore Animalivore A. R. Fri…
Temporal habits nocturnal nocturnal Nowak, R.…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Vulpes macrotis.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g 1 1 - - - 2,678 - - Engelman,…
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 1,400 - 4,500 - Freudenth…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm - - - - - 538 - - Engelman,…
Occipital condyle width (OCW) nan mm 1 1 - - - 21.25 - - Engelman,…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Vulpes macrotis.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
skull_length nan mm - - - - - 110 - - Engelman,…
BMR (kJ/h) nan kJ/h - - - - - 19 - - McNab, B.…
BMR,mlO2/h nan mlO2/h 11 11 - - - 1,078 - - Genoud, M…

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


Table 5. List of Data Sources for Vulpes macrotis.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Vulpes macrotis Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Vulpes macrotis Reid,F., 2006, Peterson field guide to mammals of North America, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Vulpes macrotis Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Vulpes macrotis Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Vulpes macrotis 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
Vulpes macrotis 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
Vulpes macrotis McNab, B.K., 2008. An analysis of the factors that influence the level and scaling of mammalian BMR. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 151(1), pp.5-28. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Vulpes macrotis Genoud, M., Isler, K. and Martin, R.D., 2018. Comparative analyses of basal rate of metabolism in mammals: data selection does matter. Biological Reviews, 93(1), pp.404-438. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Vulpes macrotis 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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