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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Rattus rattus

Accepted taxon: Rattus rattus


Accepted taxon: Rattus rattus
Taxon: Rattus rattus
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: RODENTIA | MYOMORPHA | Muroidea | Muridae | Murinae | Rattus
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 Rattus rattus diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 7, ASH (Ash contents) 4, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 31, CP (Crude Protein) 19, EE (Ether Extract) 6. 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 Rattus rattus.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 29.52 Damuth, J…
Magnoliopsida SEED 29.29 Damuth, J…
Magnoliopsida SHOOT 11.90 Damuth, J…
Insecta WHOLE 10.00 Grzimek,B…
Arthropoda WHOLE 7.38 Damuth, J…
Vertebrata CARRION 7.14 Damuth, J…
Vertebrata WHOLE 4.76 Damuth, J…

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 Rattus rattus.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Frugivore Frugivore JOSHUA X.…
Locomotion: Eisenberg 1981 Terrestrial Terrestrial Joshua X.…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Rattus rattus.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia g 4 4 - - - 161 - - Abi-Said,…
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 32 - 350 - Freudenth…
Body Mass (BM) Egypt g 135 135 - - - 137.3 - - Mohammad …
Condylobasal Length (CBL) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 4 4 - - - 38.92 - - Abi-Said,…
Ear Length (EL) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 4 4 - - - 24.93 - - Abi-Said,…
greatest length of skull (GLS) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 4 4 - - - 41.11 - - Abi-Said,…
Head-Body Length (HBL) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 4 4 - - - 184.14 - - Abi-Said,…
Hind Foot Length (HFL) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 4 4 - - - 35.45 - - Abi-Said,…
Tail Length (TL) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 4 4 - - - 185.84 - - Abi-Said,…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Rattus rattus.
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 4 4 - - - 14 - - Abi-Said,…
HL: Head length Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 4 4 - - - 40 - - Abi-Said,…
HW: Head width Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 4 4 - - - 22 - - Abi-Said,…
IC: Interorbital constriction Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 4 4 - - - 6 - - Abi-Said,…
M: Mandible length (incisor included) Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 4 4 - - - 24 - - Abi-Said,…
MDC: Mandibular cheekteeth Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 4 4 - - - 6 - - Abi-Said,…
MXC: Maxillary cheekteeth Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 4 4 - - - 7 - - Abi-Said,…
ZB: Zygomatic breadth Wadi As Sulai, Riyadh Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia mm 4 4 - - - 18 - - Abi-Said,…
alveolar length of lower molar Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 6 - - PAMUKOČLU…
basilar length Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 31 - - PAMUKOČLU…
condylobasal length Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 35 - - PAMUKOČLU…
height of skull Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 14 - - PAMUKOČLU…
interorbital width Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 6 - - PAMUKOČLU…
length of diastema Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 10 - - PAMUKOČLU…
Length of ear Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 23 - - PAMUKOČLU…
Length of head and body Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 162 - - PAMUKOČLU…
Length of hind foot Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 33 - - PAMUKOČLU…
length of mandible Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 20 - - PAMUKOČLU…
Length of tail Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 180 - - PAMUKOČLU…
nasal length Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 13 - - PAMUKOČLU…
occipitonasal length Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 38 - - PAMUKOČLU…
total length Kastamonu province, Turkey mm 1 1 - - - 342 - - PAMUKOČLU…
Weight (gr.) Kastamonu province, Turkey g 1 1 - - - 95 - - PAMUKOČLU…
BMR (kJ/h) nan kJ/h - - - - - 3 - - McNab, B.…
BMR,mlO2/h nan mlO2/h 12 12 - - - 165 - - Genoud, M…
BMR,mlO2/h nan mlO2/h 1 1 - - - 138 - - 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 Rattus rattus.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Rattus rattus SAMUELS,J. X., 2009, Cranial morphology and dietary habits of rodents, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Rattus rattus Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Rattus rattus Samuels,J. X., 2008, Skeletal indicators of locomotor adaptations in living and extinct rodents, Journal of Morphology 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Rattus rattus Turner,J., 2004, Mammals of Australia, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Rattus rattus (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
Rattus rattus 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
Rattus rattus Samuels, Joshua X., and Blaire Van Valkenburgh. “Skeletal Indicators of Locomotor Adaptations in Living and Extinct Rodents.” J. Morphol. 269, no. 11 (November 2008): 1387–1411. doi:10.1002/jmor.10662. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Rattus rattus Abu Baker,M., 2010, Patterns in the local assembly of Egyptian rodent faunas: Areography and species combinations, Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Rattus rattus Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Rattus rattus 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. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Rattus rattus PAMUKOČLU, N. and ALBAYRAK, İ., THE RODENTS OF KASTOMONU PROVINCE. Commun. Fac. Sci Univ. Ank. Series C V. 14. pp. 1-22 (1996) 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Rattus rattus 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
Rattus rattus 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
Rattus rattus 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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