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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Cervus elaphus canadensis

Accepted taxon: Cervus elaphus canadensis


Accepted taxon: Cervus elaphus canadensis
Taxon: Cervus elaphus canadensis
Rank: Subspecies
Higher Classification: ARTIODACTYLA | Cervidae | Cervinae | Cervus | elaphus | canadensis
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 Cervus elaphus canadensis diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 30, ASH (Ash contents) 9, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 48, CP (Crude Protein) 10, EE (Ether Extract) 3. 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 Cervus elaphus canadensis.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Poaceae STEM 40.00 Reid,F., …
Magnoliopsida SHOOT 30.00 Reid,F., …
Magnoliopsida STEM 20.00 Reid,F., …
Magnoliopsida BARK 10.00 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 Cervus elaphus canadensis.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Herbivore-Mixed feeder Herbivore-Mixed feeder A. Myster…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Herbivore Herbivore A. Myster…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Cervus elaphus canadensis.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g 3 3 - - - 224,117.33 - - Engelman,…
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - - 131,250 - - Lundgren,…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 2 2 - - - 2,430 - - Engelman,…
Occipital condyle width (OCW) nan mm 3 3 - - - 85.45 - - Engelman,…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Cervus elaphus canadensis.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Length of the Masseteric Fossa cm 4 4 - - - 19 - - Quibod, M…
Muzzle Width cm 4 4 - - - 7 - - Quibod, M…
Total Length of the Skull cm 4 4 - - - 43 - - Quibod, M…
brainmass nan g - - - - - 409 - - Engelman,…
skull_length nan mm - - - - - 434 - - Engelman,…

b. other Measurements. Source Measurements which are not listed on or mapped with the Standard Traits..


Table 5. List of Data Sources for Cervus elaphus canadensis.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Cervus canadensis Mysterud,Atle, 2000, The Relationship between Ecological Segregation and Sexual Body Size Dimorphism in Large Herbivores, Oecologia 3: Genus, Species = Master genus, subspecies Verified - Accepted
Cervus canadensis Gordon,IJ, 1988, Incisor arcade structure and diet selection in ruminants, Functional Ecology 3: Genus, Species = Master genus, subspecies Verified - Accepted
Cervus canadensis Loison,A., 1999, What factors shape sexual size dimorphism in ungulates?, Evolutionary Ecology Research 3: Genus, Species = Master genus, subspecies Verified - Accepted
Cervus canadensis Mendoza,M., 2008, Hypsodonty in ungulates: an adaptation for grass consumption or for foraging in open habitat?, Journal of zoology 3: Genus, Species = Master genus, subspecies Verified - Accepted
Cervus canadensis Reid,F., 2006, Peterson field guide to mammals of North America, 3: Genus, Species = Master genus, subspecies Verified - Accepted
Cervus canadensis Quibod, M.N.R.M., Gélin, U., van Langevelde, F. and Tomlinson, K.W., 2023. Diet-specific responses of skull traits to aridity gradients in bovids and cervids. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, p.zlad068. 3: Genus, Species = Master genus, subspecies Verified - Accepted
Cervus canadensis 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. 3: Genus, Species = Master genus, subspecies Verified - Accepted
Cervus canadensis 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. 3: Genus, Species = Master genus, subspecies Verified - Accepted

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