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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Gerbillus nanus

Accepted taxon: Gerbillus nanus


Accepted taxon: Gerbillus nanus
Taxon: Gerbillus nanus
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: RODENTIA | MYOMORPHA | Muroidea | Muridae | Gerbillinae | Gerbillus | Hendecapleura
Reference: Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), JHU Press, 2005.

Table 1. List of Diet Items for Gerbillus nanus.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
There are no Diet Items available.

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 Gerbillus nanus.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Frugivore-Granivore Frugivore-Granivore Douglas A…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Frugivore Frugivore Douglas A…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Gerbillus nanus.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 10 - 70 - Freudenth…
Body Mass (BM) nan g 7 7 - - - 27.5 - - Nelson, A…
Body Mass (BM) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia g 2 2 - - - 14.5 - - Abi-Said,…
Condylobasal Length (CBL) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 25.8 - - Abi-Said,…
Ear Length (EL) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 9.01 - - Abi-Said,…
greatest length of skull (GLS) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 28.9 - - Abi-Said,…
Head-Body Length (HBL) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 77.12 - - Abi-Said,…
Head-Body Length (HBL) nan mm 7 7 - - - 67.5 - - Nelson, A…
Hind Foot Length (HFL) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 23.54 - - Abi-Said,…
Tail Length (TL) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 103.75 - - Abi-Said,…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Gerbillus nanus.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
BB: Brain case breadth Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 13 - - Abi-Said,…
HL: Head length Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 28 - - Abi-Said,…
HW: Head width Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 14 - - Abi-Said,…
IC: Interorbital constriction Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 5 - - Abi-Said,…
M: Mandible length (incisor included) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 12 - - Abi-Said,…
MDC: Mandibular cheekteeth Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 4 - - Abi-Said,…
MXC: Maxillary cheekteeth Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 4 - - Abi-Said,…
ZB: Zygomatic breadth Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 2 2 - - - 12 - - Abi-Said,…
BMR (kJ/h) nan kJ/h - - - - - 0 - - McNab, B.…
BMR,mlO2/h nan mlO2/h 6 6 - - - 22 - - 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 Gerbillus nanus.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Gerbillus nanus Kelt,D. A., 1996, Community structure of desert small mammals: comparisons across four continents, Ecology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Gerbilus nanus Abi-Said, M.R., Al-Zein, M.S. and Lebanon, B., 2022. Rodents Diversity in Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Jordan Journal of Natural History, 9(1), pp.83-88. 51: Name variant or misspelling of the taxon Verified - Accepted
Gerbillus nanus McNab, B.K., 2008. An analysis of the factors that influence the level and scaling of mammalian BMR. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 151(1), pp.5-28. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Gerbillus nanus 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
Gerbillus nanus 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
Gerbillus nanus 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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