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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Melogale moschata

Accepted taxon: Melogale moschata


Accepted taxon: Melogale moschata
Taxon: Melogale moschata
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | CANIFORMIA | Mustelidae | Mustelinae | Melogale
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 Melogale moschata diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 6, ASH (Ash contents) 10, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 22, CP (Crude Protein) 49, EE (Ether Extract) 13. 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 Melogale moschata.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Arthropoda WHOLE 25.00 Smith,A. …
Magnoliopsida ROOT 16.67 Smith,A. …
Mammalia WHOLE 10.00 Grzimek,B…
Oligochaeta WHOLE 10.00 Smith,A. …
Insecta WHOLE 9.44 Grzimek,B…
Arachnida WHOLE 8.33 Grzimek,B…
Aves WHOLE 4.44 Smith,A. …
Gastropoda WHOLE 3.89 Grzimek,B…
Aves EGGS 3.89 Smith,A. …
Mollusca WHOLE 3.33 Grzimek,B…
Anura WHOLE 3.33 Smith,A. …
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 1.11 Smith,A. …
Vertebrata CARRION 0.56 Smith,A. …

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 Melogale moschata.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Frugivore Frugivore A. R. Fri…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Melogale moschata.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 563 - 3,000 - Freudenth…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Melogale moschata.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
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 Melogale moschata.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Melogale moschata Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Melogale moschata Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Melogale moschata Smith,A. T., 2010, A guide to the mammals of China, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Melogale moschata 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
Melogale moschata 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
Melogale moschata 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
Melogale moschata 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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