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Accepted taxon: Sus scrofa


Accepted taxon: Sus scrofa
Taxon: Sus scrofa
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: ARTIODACTYLA | Suidae | Suinae | Suini | Sus
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 Sus scrofa diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 17, ASH (Ash contents) 8, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 49, CP (Crude Protein) 18, EE (Ether Extract) 5. 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 Sus scrofa.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Magnoliopsida SHOOT 29.17 Grzimek,B…
Magnoliopsida ROOT 13.53 Damuth, J…
Poaceae STEM 11.36 Damuth, J…
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 10.40 Damuth, J…
Magnoliopsida SEED 7.70 Grzimek,B…
Fagaceae SEED 7.02 Damuth, J…
Fungi SHOOT 3.79 Smith,A. …
Oligochaeta WHOLE 2.27 Smith,A. …
Vertebrata WHOLE 1.96 Grzimek,B…
Lilianae STEM 1.92 Grzimek,B…
Gastropoda WHOLE 1.89 Smith,A. …
Vertebrata CARRION 1.86 Grzimek,B…
Animalia WHOLE 1.67 Damuth, J…
0 MINERAL 1.65 Grzimek,B…
Insecta WHOLE 1.52 Smith,A. …
Arthropoda WHOLE 1.37 Grzimek,B…
Mollusca WHOLE 0.55 Grzimek,B…
Serpentes WHOLE 0.38 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 Sus scrofa.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Herbivore-Mixed feeder Frugivore-Herbivore,Herbivore-Mixed feeder A. Myster…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Herbivore Frugivore,Herbivore A. Myster…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Sus scrofa.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g 30 - 30 - - 115,000 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 31 - - 31 - 86,100 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 3 3 - - - 93,891.33 - - Engelman,…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 17 - 17 - - 92,500 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 9 - 9 - - 69,240 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 8 - - 8 - 94,500 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 23 - 23 - - 62,600 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 60 - - 60 - 142,000 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 11 - - 11 - 109,270 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 8 - 8 - - 63,800 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 34 - - 34 - 113,300 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 21,900 - 350,000 - Freudenth…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 17 - 17 - - 1,351 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 8 - - 8 - 1,471 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 9 - 9 - - 1,333.33 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 23 - 23 - - 1,370 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 60 - - 60 - 1,700 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 8 - 8 - - 1,310 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 11 - - 11 - 1,480 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 2 2 - - - 1,389.5 - - Engelman,…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 34 - - 34 - 1,469 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 30 - 30 - - 1,560 - - Nelson, A…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 31 - - 31 - 1,451 - - Nelson, A…
Occipital condyle width (OCW) nan mm 3 3 - - - 57.95 - - Engelman,…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Sus scrofa.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
brainmass nan g - - - - - 170 - - Engelman,…
skull_length nan mm - - - - - 356 - - Engelman,…
average ungulate dietary grass fraction (proportional) nan unitless - - - - - 1 - - Abraham, …
femur circumference nan mm - - - - - 75 - - Nelson, A…
femur diameter nan mm - - - - - 20 - - Nelson, A…
humerus circumference nan mm - - - - - 74 - - Nelson, A…
humerus diameter nan mm - - - - - 20 - - Nelson, A…
neck length nan mm - - - - - 138 - - Nelson, A…
BMR,mlO2/h nan mlO2/h 4 4 - - - 35,525 - - 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 Sus scrofa.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Sus scrofa Mysterud,Atle, 2000, The Relationship between Ecological Segregation and Sexual Body Size Dimorphism in Large Herbivores, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Sus scrofa Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Sus scrofa Turner,J., 2004, Mammals of Australia, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Sus scrofa f Damuth, J. 2010. ABSOLUT 6 a mammalian database compiled by the national center for ecological analysis and synthesis (NCEAS ) workshop on mammalian communities. 51: Name variant or misspelling of the taxon Verified - Accepted
Sus scrofa Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Sus scrofa Smith,A. T., 2010, A guide to the mammals of China, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Sus scrofa 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
Sus scrofa Abraham, J.O., Upham, N.S., Damian-Serrano, A. and Jesmer, B.R., 2022. Evolutionary causes and consequences of ungulate migration. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 6(7), pp.998-1006. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Sus scrofa Lundgren, E.J., Schowanek, S.D., Rowan, J., Middleton, O., Pedersen, R.Ø., Wallach, A.D., Ramp, D., Davis, M., Sandom, C.J. and Svenning, J.C., 2021. Functional traits of the world’s late Quaternary large-bodied avian and mammalian herbivores. Scientific data, 8(1), p.17. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Sus scrofa 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
Sus scrofa 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
Sus scrofa 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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