Monodelphis adusta — Facts & Information

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Data about <i>Monodelphis adusta</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Monodelphis adusta</i>
Geographic range (area)
Additional detail 505,245.72 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 max
Additional detail -69.3 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
median Additional detail -73.9 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
min Additional detail -78.4 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
Latitude min
Additional detail -13.9 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
median Additional detail -2.24 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
max Additional detail 9.4 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Monodelphis adusta</i>
Body length (VT) average
Additional detail 12.09 cm adult PanTHERIA  
Body mass average
Additional detail 36.04 g adult PanTHERIA  
Weight
Additional detail 35 g adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Monodelphis adusta</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 arboreal habitat 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 woodland Environments - EOL project  
Precipitation in geographic range mean
Additional detail 184.96 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
Trophic level
Additional detail Omnivore
  • Omnivore
    An animal that mainly eats all kinds of things, including plants and animals.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Omnivore
PanTHERIA  
Habitat breadth
Additional detail 1 PanTHERIA  
Temperature in geographic range mean
Additional detail 21.35 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 1,373.96 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 1,507.06 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
Diet breadth
Additional detail 3 PanTHERIA  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Monodelphis adusta</i>
Behavioral circadian rhythm
Additional detail Nocturnal PanTHERIA  
Total life span max
Additional detail 4.1 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Terrestriality
Additional detail fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
  • Fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
    An organism that spends most of its time on the ground or underground.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/groundDwelling
PanTHERIA  

Conservation

Data about <i>Monodelphis adusta</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Stable IUCN  
Human population density min
Additional detail 1 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
5th percentile Additional detail 2 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
mean Additional detail 33.39 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
Human population density change mean
Additional detail 0.11 PanTHERIA  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Monodelphis adusta</i>
Conservation status
Additional detail least concern
  • Least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  

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