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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Macropus

Accepted taxon: Macropus


Accepted taxon: Macropus
Taxon: Macropus
Rank: Genus
Higher Classification: DIPROTODONTIA | MACROPODIFORMES | Macropodidae | Macropodinae
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 Macropus diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 28, ASH (Ash contents) 8, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 51, CP (Crude Protein) 11, 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 Macropus.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Poaceae STEM 83.33 Nowak,R. …
Magnoliopsida ROOT 16.67 Nowak,R. …

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 Macropus.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Frugivore-Herbivore Frugivore-Herbivore,Herbivore-Grazer A. Myster…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Frugivore Frugivore,Herbivore A. Myster…
Locomotion: Eisenberg 1981 Terrestrial Terrestrial Anthony K…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Macropus.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Macropus.
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 Macropus.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Macropus Mysterud,Atle, 2000, The Relationship between Ecological Segregation and Sexual Body Size Dimorphism in Large Herbivores, Oecologia 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Macropus Lee,A. K., 1985, Evolutionary ecology of marsupials, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Macropus Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted

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