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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Potos flavus

Accepted taxon: Potos flavus


Accepted taxon: Potos flavus
Taxon: Potos flavus
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | CANIFORMIA | Procyonidae | Potos
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 Potos flavus diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 10, ASH (Ash contents) 5, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 52, CP (Crude Protein) 23, EE (Ether Extract) 10. 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 Potos flavus.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 36.19 Damuth, J…
Insecta WHOLE 19.68 Damuth, J…
Magnoliopsida EXUDATES 17.94 Grzimek,B…
Ficus FRUIT 10.00 Damuth, J…
Aves EGGS 4.76 Grzimek,B…
Magnoliopsida NECTAR/JUICE 3.33 Damuth, J…
Vertebrata WHOLE 3.33 Nowak,R. …
Aves WHOLE 3.17 Grzimek,B…
Mammalia WHOLE 1.59 Grzimek,B…

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 Potos flavus.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Frugivore-omnivore Frugivore-Granivore,Frugivore-omnivore Brian K. …
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Frugivore Frugivore A. R. Fri…
Locomotion: Eisenberg 1981 Arboreal Arboreal Brian K. …
Temporal habits nocturnal nocturnal John L. G…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Potos flavus.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g 13 13 - - - 2,144.62 - - Engelman,…
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 1,080 - 5,000 - Freudenth…
Body Mass (BM) Brazil g - - - - - 2,600 - - Paglia,A.…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm - - - - - 483 - - Engelman,…
Occipital condyle width (OCW) nan mm 13 13 - - - 19.4 - - Engelman,…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Potos flavus.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
brainmass nan g - - - - - 33 - - Engelman,…
skull_length nan mm - - - - - 77 - - Engelman,…
BMR (kJ/h) nan kJ/h - - - - - 15 - - McNab, B.…
femur circumference nan mm - - - - - 22 - - Nelson, A…
femur diameter nan mm - - - - - 8 - - Nelson, A…
humerus circumference nan mm - - - - - 21 - - Nelson, A…
humerus diameter nan mm - - - - - 6 - - Nelson, A…
neck length nan mm - - - - - 47 - - Nelson, A…
BMR,mlO2/h nan mlO2/h 2 2 - - - 758 - - Genoud, M…
BMR,mlO2/h nan mlO2/h 2 2 - - - 884 - - Genoud, M…
BMR,mlO2/h nan mlO2/h 1 1 - - - 737 - - 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 Potos flavus.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Potos favus Robinson,John G., 1986, Body Size, Diet, and Population Density of Neotropical Forest Mammals, The American Naturalist 51: Name variant or misspelling of the taxon Verified - Accepted
Potos flavus McNab,B. K., 1986, The influence of food habits on the energetics of eutherian mammals, Ecological Monographs 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Potos flavus Soligo,C., 2006, Adaptive origins of primates revisited, Journal of human evolution 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Potos flavus Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Potos flavus Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Potos flavus Paglia,A. P., 2012, Lista Anotada dos Mamíferos do Brasil 2ª Edição Annotated Checklist of Brazilian Mammals, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Potos flavus Medellín,R. A., 1994, Mammal diversity and conservation in the Selva Lacandona, Chiapas, Mexico, Conservation Biology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Potos flavus 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
Potos flavus Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Potos flavus Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Potos flavus Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Potos flavus 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
Potos flavus 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
Potos flavus 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
Potos flavus 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
Potos flavus 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
Potos flavus 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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