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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Martes americana

Accepted taxon: Martes americana


Accepted taxon: Martes americana
Taxon: Martes americana
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | CANIFORMIA | Mustelidae | Mustelinae | Martes
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 Martes americana diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 3, ASH (Ash contents) 9, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 15, CP (Crude Protein) 52, EE (Ether Extract) 21. 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 Martes americana.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Mammalia WHOLE 24.76 Damuth, J…
Insecta WHOLE 17.78 Damuth, J…
Aves WHOLE 15.56 Damuth, J…
Sciurus vulgaris WHOLE 11.11 Damuth, J…
Rodentia WHOLE 9.52 Nowak,R. …
Tamiasciurus WHOLE 9.52 Reid,F., …
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 8.57 Damuth, J…
Magnoliopsida SEED 1.59 Reid,F., …
Vertebrata CARRION 1.59 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 Martes americana.
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 Scansonal Scansonal John L. G…
Temporal habits nocturnal nocturnal John L. G…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Martes americana.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 280 - 1,786 - Freudenth…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 9 9 - - - 759.41 - - Engelman,…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm - - - - - 390.57 - - Engelman,…
Occipital condyle width (OCW) nan mm 9 9 - - - 18.44 - - Engelman,…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Martes americana.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
brainmass nan g - - - - - 16 - - Engelman,…
skull_length nan mm - - - - - 76 - - Engelman,…
BMR (kJ/h) nan kJ/h - - - - - 14 - - McNab, B.…
humerus diameter nan mm - - - - - 4 - - 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 Martes americana.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Martes americana McNab,B. K., 1986, The influence of food habits on the energetics of eutherian mammals, Ecological Monographs 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Martes americana Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Martes americana Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Martes americana 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
Martes americana Reid,F., 2006, Peterson field guide to mammals of North America, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Martes americana Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Martes americana Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Martes americana 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
Martes americana 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
Martes americana 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
Martes americana 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
Martes americana 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
Martes americana 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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