Data about Pecari
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Evolution and Systematics
||The Paleobiology Database|
Glossary for Pecari
- Age at first birth
- Age at which females give birth to their first litter, or their young attach to teats or hatch out
- Body length (VT)
- The distance from point to point along the longest axis of the body of an organism.
- Body mass
- The amount of matter in the body of an organism.
- Clutch/brood/litter size
- Single birth offspring quantity. The proportion or number of offspring produced from a single pregnancy (mammals) or ovulation (fish) or nesting (birds).
- This taxon is still in existence, as opposed to extinct.
- Extinction status
- Indicates whether a taxon is extant (living today) or extinct.
- First Appearance (Older Bound)
- The older bound for the first appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
- First Appearance (Younger Bound)
- The younger bound for the first appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
- Forelimb length
- The distance from point to point along the longest axis of the anterior/superior jointed appendages used for locomotion or grasping.
- Gestation period duration
- The length of time between when a fertilized egg implants in the wall of the uterus and the birth of offspring.
- Inter-birth interval
- The length of time between successive births of a female.
- Last Appearance (Older Bound)
- The older bound for the last appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
- Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
- The younger bound for the last appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
- Litters per year
- Number of litters per female per year
- Million years ago
- 1 megaannum in the past. Megaannum, Ma. is a unit of time equal to one million (10^6) years.
- Onset of fertility
- The age at which an organism develops the ability to produce live offspring.
- Social group size
- Number of individuals in a group that spends the majority of their time in a 24 hour cycle together where there is some indication that these individuals form a social cohesive unit.
- Total life span
- The full period of time from birth to death of an organism.
- Weaning age
- Age when primary nutritional dependency on the mother ends and independent foraging begins to make a major contribution to the offspring’s energy requirements.
- A physical quality inhering in a bearer that has mass near a gravitational body.
For some attributes EOL determines the span of values available for a taxon across all sources.
|Trait||Values||Record Count||Taxa Count|
|Body length (VT)||88.93 to 88.93 cm||1||1|
|Weight||700.0 g to 20.2 kg||3||1|
|Body mass||618.53 g to 21.13 kg||4||1|
|Age at first birth||350.0 to 350.0 days||1||1|
|Onset of fertility||315.68 to 358.0 days||3||1|
|Total life span||24.7 to 24.7 years||1||1|
|Inter-birth interval||155.0 to 155.0 days||2||1|
|Gestation period duration||144.88 to 144.88 days||1||1|
|Forelimb length||9.56 to 9.56 cm||1||1|
|Weaning age||47.25 to 49.0 days||2||1|
|Total life span||31.5 to 31.5 years||1||1|
|Social group size||20.0 to 20.0||1||1|
|Litters per year||2.0 to 2.0 per year||1||1|
|Litters per year||2.0 to 2.0||1||1|
|Clutch/brood/litter size||1.56 to 2.0||2||1|
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