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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Bassariscus astutus

Accepted taxon: Bassariscus astutus


Accepted taxon: Bassariscus astutus
Taxon: Bassariscus astutus
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | CANIFORMIA | Procyonidae | Bassariscus
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 Bassariscus astutus diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 5, ASH (Ash contents) 7, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 18, CP (Crude Protein) 49, 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 Bassariscus astutus.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Insecta WHOLE 26.19 Damuth, J…
Aves WHOLE 18.97 Damuth, J…
Rodentia WHOLE 17.22 Damuth, J…
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 11.59 Damuth, J…
Mammalia WHOLE 9.52 Reid,F., …
Aves EGGS 4.76 Grzimek,B…
Reptilia WHOLE 3.57 Grzimek,B…
Magnoliopsida SHOOT 3.41 Damuth, J…
Squamata WHOLE 3.17 Reid,F., …
Arthropoda WHOLE 1.59 Reid,F., …

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 Bassariscus astutus.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Frugivore Frugivore 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 Bassariscus astutus.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g 8 8 - - - 1,071.7 - - Engelman,…
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 700 - 1,638 - Freudenth…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm - - - - - 339.5 - - Engelman,…
Occipital condyle width (OCW) nan mm 8 8 - - - 18.19 - - Engelman,…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Bassariscus astutus.
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 - - - - - 75 - - Engelman,…
femur circumference nan mm - - - - - 15 - - Nelson, A…
humerus circumference nan mm - - - - - 15 - - Nelson, A…
BMR,mlO2/h nan mlO2/h - - - - - 371 - - 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 Bassariscus astutus.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Bassariscus astutus Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Bassariscus astutus Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Bassariscus astutus Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Bassariscus astutus 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
Bassariscus astutus Reid,F., 2006, Peterson field guide to mammals of North America, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Bassariscus astutus Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Bassariscus astutus 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
Bassariscus astutus 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
Bassariscus astutus 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
Bassariscus astutus 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
Bassariscus astutus 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
Bassariscus astutus 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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