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Accepted taxon: Ovis ammon


Accepted taxon: Ovis ammon
Taxon: Ovis ammon
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: ARTIODACTYLA | Bovidae | Caprinae | Ovis
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 Ovis ammon diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 26, ASH (Ash contents) 9, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 47, CP (Crude Protein) 14, 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 Ovis ammon.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Poaceae STEM 45.00 Grzimek,B…
Magnoliopsida SHOOT 26.67 Grzimek,B…
Cyperaceae LEAF 15.00 Grzimek,B…
Ascomycota SHOOT 8.33 Smith,A. …
Magnoliopsida LEAF 5.00 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 Ovis ammon.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Herbivore-Grazer Herbivore-Grazer,Herbivore-Mixed feeder A. Myster…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Herbivore Herbivore A. Myster…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Ovis ammon.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 25,000 - 200,000 - Freudenth…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 1 1 - - - 102,058 - - Engelman,…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm - - - - - 1,561.5 - - Engelman,…
Occipital condyle width (OCW) nan mm 1 1 - - - 68.83 - - Engelman,…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Ovis ammon.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Length of the Masseteric Fossa cm 5 5 - - - 14 - - Quibod, M…
Muzzle Width cm 5 5 - - - 4 - - Quibod, M…
Total Length of the Skull cm 5 5 - - - 31 - - Quibod, M…
brainmass nan g - - - - - 140 - - Engelman,…
skull_length nan mm - - - - - 324 - - Engelman,…
average ungulate dietary grass fraction (proportional) nan unitless - - - - - 0 - - Abraham, …
femur diameter nan mm - - - - - 25 - - Nelson, A…
humerus diameter nan mm - - - - - 25 - - Nelson, A…

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


Table 5. List of Data Sources for Ovis ammon.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Ovis ammon Mysterud,Atle, 2000, The Relationship between Ecological Segregation and Sexual Body Size Dimorphism in Large Herbivores, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Ovis ammon Gordon,IJ, 1988, Incisor arcade structure and diet selection in ruminants, Functional Ecology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Ovis ammon Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Ovis ammon Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Ovis ammon Smith,A. T., 2010, A guide to the mammals of China, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Ovis ammon 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. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Ovis ammon 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
Ovis ammon 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
Ovis ammon 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
Ovis ammon 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
Ovis ammon 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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