Oryzorictes tetradactylus — Facts & Information

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Data about <i>Oryzorictes tetradactylus</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Oryzorictes tetradactylus</i>
Geographic range (area)
Additional detail 13,130.86 km^2 PanTHERIA  
  • Longitude
    Longitude is a geographic position that refers to the angle east or west of a reference meridian between the two geographical poles to another meridian that passes through an arbitrary point.
    http://semanticscience.org/resource/SIO_000318
Longitude min
Additional detail 46.68 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
median Additional detail 47.27 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
max Additional detail 47.86 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
Latitude max
Additional detail -20.3 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
median Additional detail -21.6 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
min Additional detail -22.8 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Oryzorictes tetradactylus</i>
Body length (VT) average
Additional detail 10.75 cm adult PanTHERIA  
Body mass average
Additional detail 35.99 g adult PanTHERIA  

Ecology

Data about <i>Oryzorictes tetradactylus</i>
Habitat
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail escarpment
  • Escarpment
    A transition zone between different physiogeographic provinces that involves an elevation differential, often involving high cliffs. Most commonly a transition from one series of sedimentary rocks to another series of a different age and composition. In such cases, the escarpment usually represents the line of erosional loss of the newer rock over the older.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000280
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail flood plain
  • Flood plain
    An area which is subject to periodic flooding.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000255
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail forest
  • Forest
    An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000111
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail plateau
  • Plateau
    An elevated and comparatively level expanse of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000182
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail slope
  • Slope
    The part of an elevation or depression between the relatively flat surrounding area and the peak of a mount or the bottom of a depression.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002000
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail subterrestrial habitat
  • Subterrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is below the surface of the earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000572
Environments - EOL project  
Precipitation in geographic range mean
Additional detail 165.62 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
Temperature in geographic range mean
Additional detail 18.38 degrees Celsius PanTHERIA  
  • Actual evapotranspiration rate in geographic range
    Monthly AET (Actual Evapotranspiration Rate) within the geographic range of a taxon. Evapotranspiration (ET) is the sum of evaporation and plant transpiration from the Earth's land surface to atmosphere.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/AETinRange
Actual evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
Additional detail 1,323.38 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
  • Potential evapotranspiration rate in geographic range
    Monthly PET (Potential Evapotranspiration Rate) within the geographic range of a taxon. Evapotranspiration (ET) is the sum of evaporation and plant transpiration from the Earth's land surface to atmosphere. Potential evapotranspiration (PET) is a representation of the environmental demand for evapotranspiration and represents the evapotranspiration rate of a short green crop, completely shading the ground, of uniform height and with adequate water status in the soil profile. It is a reflection of the energy available to evaporate water, and of the wind available to transport the water vapour from the ground up into the lower atmosphere.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PETinRange
Potential evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
Additional detail 1,509.8 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Oryzorictes tetradactylus</i>
Behavioral circadian rhythm
Additional detail Nocturnal PanTHERIA  

Conservation

Data about <i>Oryzorictes tetradactylus</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Unknown IUCN  
Human population density mean
Additional detail 45.3 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
min Additional detail 8 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
5th percentile Additional detail 8 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
Human population density change mean
Additional detail 0.17 PanTHERIA  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Oryzorictes tetradactylus</i>
Conservation status
Additional detail data deficient
  • Data deficient
    A taxon is Data Deficient when there is inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction based on its distribution and/or population status. A taxon in this category may be well studied, and its biology well known, but appropriate data on abundance and/or distribution are lacking. Data Deficient is therefore not a category of threat. Listing of taxa in this category indicates that more information is required and acknowledges the possibility that future research will show that threatened classification is appropriate. It is important to make positive use of whatever data are available. In many cases great care should be exercised in choosing between DD and a threatened status. If the range of a taxon is suspected to be relatively circumscribed, and a considerable period of time has elapsed since the last record of the taxon, threatened status may well be justified.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/dataDeficient
IUCN  

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