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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Ailurus fulgens

Accepted taxon: Ailurus fulgens


Accepted taxon: Ailurus fulgens
Taxon: Ailurus fulgens
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | CANIFORMIA | Ailuridae | Ailurus
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 Ailurus fulgens diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 21, ASH (Ash contents) 8, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 49, CP (Crude Protein) 17, EE (Ether Extract) 6. 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 Ailurus fulgens.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Bambusa STEM 16.19 Grzimek,B…
Poaceae STEM 13.86 Grzimek,B…
Magnoliopsida ROOT 11.53 Grzimek,B…
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 9.91 Grzimek,B…
Fagaceae SEED 6.88 Grzimek,B…
Phyllostachys SHOOT 4.21 Smith,A. …
Phyllostachys LEAF 3.86 Smith,A. …
Chimonobambusa SHOOT 3.33 Smith,A. …
Vertebrata EGGS 3.27 Nowak,R. …
Chimonobambusa LEAF 3.16 Smith,A. …
Poaceae SHOOT 2.98 Smith,A. …
Insecta WHOLE 2.96 Nowak,R. …
Poaceae LEAF 2.81 Smith,A. …
Sinarundinaria SHOOT 2.28 Smith,A. …
Sinarundinaria LEAF 2.11 Smith,A. …
Thamnocalamus SHOOT 1.93 Smith,A. …
Thamnocalamus LEAF 1.75 Smith,A. …
Animalia WHOLE 1.59 Grzimek,B…
Aves WHOLE 1.48 Nowak,R. …
Vertebrata WHOLE 1.23 Smith,A. …
Magnoliopsida FLOWER 0.88 Smith,A. …
Rodentia WHOLE 0.74 Nowak,R. …
Acer SEED 0.53 Smith,A. …
Fagus SEED 0.35 Smith,A. …
Morus SEED 0.18 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 Ailurus fulgens.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Frugivore-Herbivore Frugivore-Herbivore John L. G…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Frugivore Frugivore A. R. Fri…
Locomotion: Eisenberg 1981 Arboreal Arboreal,Scansonal John L. G…
Temporal habits nocturnal crepuscular,nocturnal John L. G…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Ailurus fulgens.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g 5 5 - - - 5,608 - - Engelman,…
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 3,000 - 6,200 - Freudenth…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm - - - - - 587.5 - - Engelman,…
Occipital condyle width (OCW) nan mm 5 5 - - - 24.88 - - Engelman,…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Ailurus fulgens.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
OPD (l) n/a 2 2 - - - 125 - - Evans, Al…
OPD (u) n/a 3 3 - - - 156 - - Evans, Al…
brainmass nan g - - - - - 47 - - Engelman,…
skull_length nan mm - - - - - 113 - - Engelman,…
BMR (kJ/h) nan kJ/h - - - - - 18 - - McNab, B.…
femur circumference nan mm - - - - - 25 - - Nelson, A…
femur diameter nan mm - - - - - 8 - - Nelson, A…
humerus circumference nan mm - - - - - 26 - - Nelson, A…
humerus diameter nan mm - - - - - 7 - - Nelson, A…
neck length nan mm - - - - - 62 - - Nelson, A…
BMR,mlO2/h nan mlO2/h 2 2 - - - 878 - - 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 Ailurus fulgens.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Ailurus fulgens Samuels,J. X., 2008, Skeletal indicators of locomotor adaptations in living and extinct rodents, Journal of Morphology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Airulus fulgens Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 51: Name variant or misspelling of the taxon Verified - Accepted
Ailurus fulgens Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Ailurus fulgens 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
Ailurus fulgens Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Ailurus fulgens Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Ailurus fulgens Smith,A. T., 2010, A guide to the mammals of China, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Ailurus fulgens Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Ailurus fulgens 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
Ailurus fulgens 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
Ailurus fulgens 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
Ailurus fulgens 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
Ailurus fulgens 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
Ailurus fulgens 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
Ailurus fulgens 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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