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Accepted taxon: Bos taurus


Accepted taxon: Bos taurus
Taxon: Bos taurus
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: ARTIODACTYLA | Bovidae | Bovinae | Bos
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 Bos taurus diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 27, ASH (Ash contents) 8, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 50, CP (Crude Protein) 12, 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 Bos taurus.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Poaceae STEM 60.00 Damuth, J…
Magnoliopsida LEAF 19.72 Grzimek,B…
Magnoliopsida SHOOT 10.56 Grzimek,B…
Fagaceae SEED 6.39 Grzimek,B…
Magnoliopsida BUD 3.33 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 Bos taurus.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Herbivore-Grazer Herbivore-Grazer A. Myster…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Herbivore Herbivore A. Myster…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Bos taurus.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 147,000 - 1,363,000 - Freudenth…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Bos taurus.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)

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


Table 5. List of Data Sources for Bos taurus.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Bos taurus Mysterud,Atle, 2000, The Relationship between Ecological Segregation and Sexual Body Size Dimorphism in Large Herbivores, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Bos taurus Gordon,IJ, 1988, Incisor arcade structure and diet selection in ruminants, Functional Ecology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Bos taurus i 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
Bos taurus Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Bos taurus Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Bos taurus Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Bos taurus 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
Bos taurus 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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