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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Mustela putorius

Accepted taxon: Mustela putorius


Accepted taxon: Mustela putorius
Taxon: Mustela putorius
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | CANIFORMIA | Mustelidae | Mustelinae | Mustela
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 Mustela putorius diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 1, ASH (Ash contents) 12, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 8, CP (Crude Protein) 58, 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 Mustela putorius.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Mammalia WHOLE 33.33 Nowak,R. …
Aves WHOLE 26.67 Nowak,R. …
Anura WHOLE 20.00 Nowak,R. …
Osteichthyes WHOLE 13.33 Nowak,R. …
Arthropoda WHOLE 6.67 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 Mustela putorius.
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 Mustela putorius.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g 4 - - 4 - 1,133.7 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 8 - 8 - - 641.5 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 3 - 3 - - 506.7 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 27 - - 27 - 1,138.2 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 3 - 3 - - 317 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 27 - - 27 - 409 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 4 - - 4 - 412 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 8 - 8 - - 341 - - Nelson, A…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Mustela putorius.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
OPD (l) n/a 2 2 - - - 20 - - Evans, Al…
OPD (u) n/a 2 2 - - - 22 - - Evans, Al…
BMR (kJ/h) nan kJ/h - - - - - 25 - - McNab, B.…
femur circumference nan mm - - - - - 13 - - Nelson, A…
femur diameter nan mm - - - - - 3 - - Nelson, A…
humerus circumference nan mm - - - - - 13 - - Nelson, A…
humerus diameter nan mm - - - - - 3 - - Nelson, A…
neck length nan mm - - - - - 46 - - 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 Mustela putorius.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Mustela putorius Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Mustela putorius Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Mustela putorius Evans, Alistair R., Gregory P. Wilson, Mikael Fortelius, and Jukka Jernvall. “High-Level Similarity of Dentitions in Carnivorans and Rodents.” Nature 445, no. 7123 (December 13, 2006): 78–81. doi:10.1038/nature05433. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Mustela putorius Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Mustela putorius Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Mustela putorius 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
Mustela putorius 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
Mustela putorius 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
Mustela putorius 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

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