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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Vulpes rueppellii

Accepted taxon: Vulpes rueppellii


Accepted taxon: Vulpes rueppellii
Taxon: Vulpes rueppellii
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 rueppellii diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 6, ASH (Ash contents) 7, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 11, CP (Crude Protein) 61, 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 Vulpes rueppellii.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Mammalia WHOLE 40.00 Nowak,R. …
Squamata WHOLE 30.00 Nowak,R. …
Insecta WHOLE 20.00 Nowak,R. …
Poaceae STEM 10.00 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 rueppellii.
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…
Locomotion: Eisenberg 1981 Terrestrial Terrestrial John L. G…
Temporal habits nocturnal and crepuscular nocturnal and crepuscular John L. G…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Vulpes rueppellii.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 1,100 - 3,600 - Freudenth…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Vulpes rueppellii.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
BMR,mlO2/h nan mlO2/h 6 6 - - - 799 - - 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 rueppellii.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Vulpes ruppelli Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 51: Name variant or misspelling of the taxon Verified - Accepted
Vulpes rueppellii Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Vulpes rueppellii Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Vulpes rueppellii Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Vulpes rueppellii 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 rueppellii 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
Vulpes rueppellii 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 rueppellii 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 Vulpes rueppellii , Accessed 22nd July 2024 at https://mammalbase.net/me/14584]