Data about <i>Elephantulus rufescens</i>

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Distribution

 
geographic range (size of area)
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1,140,379.85 km²
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longitude median
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37.53 decimal degrees
PanTHERIA  
 
longitude min
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29.12 decimal degrees
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longitude max
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45.94 decimal degrees
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latitude median
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1.19 decimal degrees
PanTHERIA  
 
latitude min
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-7.94 decimal degrees
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latitude max
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10.33 decimal degrees
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geographic distribution includes
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Afrotropical
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Central Zambezian Miombo woodlands
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Ethiopian xeric grasslands and shrublands
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Masai xeric grasslands and shrublands
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Northern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Serengeti volcanic grasslands
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Somali Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Somali montane xeric woodlands
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Southern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets
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Physical Description

 
body length (VT) average
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249.83 mm adult
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body mass average
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58 g female
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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1.57 log10 grams
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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1.57 log10 grams
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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10.73 g
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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28.99 g
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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28.99 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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37.5 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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37.5 g
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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58 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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52.78 g adult
PanTHERIA  
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10.29 g newborn animal
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body mass
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53 g
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
teat number average
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6
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weight
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58 g adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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10.6 g neonate stage
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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29 g weanling
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
trophic level
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omnivore
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omnivore
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primary diet
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animals
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  • source missing
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animals
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invertebrates
MammalDiet  
 
diet includes
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fruit
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plants
MammalDiet  
 
habitat
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arid
Environments - EOL project  
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crevasse
Environments - EOL project  
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desert
Environments - EOL project  
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desert
Environments - EOL project  
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dune
Environments - EOL project  
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forest
Environments - EOL project  
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forest
Environments - EOL project  
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grassland
Environments - EOL project  
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mound
Environments - EOL project  
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plain
Environments - EOL project  
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rock
Environments - EOL project  
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savanna
Environments - EOL project  
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savanna
Environments - EOL project  
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scrubland
Environments - EOL project  
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scrubland
Environments - EOL project  
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steppe
Environments - EOL project  
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subtropical
Environments - EOL project  
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terrestrial biome
Environments - EOL project  
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terrestrial habitat
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tropical
Environments - EOL project  
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wood
Environments - EOL project  
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
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precipitation in geographic range mean
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54.57 millimeters per month
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interacts with
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habitat breadth
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1
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temperature in geographic range mean
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236.1 0.1°C
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actual evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
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786.77 millimeters per month
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potential evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
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1,586.51 millimeters per month
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diet breadth
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5
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Life History and Behavior

 
parental care
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No Paternal Care
Social systems of mammalian species  
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No Paternal Care
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
home range average
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0.00265 km²
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0.00304 km²
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clutch/brood/litter size average
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1.41
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1.42
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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1.42
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
clutch/brood/litter size
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1
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
behavioral circadian rhythm
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nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
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onset of fertility
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50 days female
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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50 days male
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
onset of fertility average
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61.87 days
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age at first reproduction average
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2.4 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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2.4 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
age at first birth average
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144 days female
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gestation period duration average
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1.93 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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1.93 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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57 days
PanTHERIA  
 
inter-birth interval average
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92.6 days female
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inter-birth interval
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84 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
litters per year median
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2.2
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litters per year average
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5.25
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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5.25
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
litters per year
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5.2 per year
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
total life span max
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7.9 years
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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72 months
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social group size average
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1
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terrestriality
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fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
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weaning age average
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0.77 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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0.77 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
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24.85 days
PanTHERIA  
 
weaning age
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23 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
growth rate
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0.0481 per day
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
prenatal development duration
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61 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
life span max
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72 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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72 months
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals  
 
Mating System
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Monogamous
Social systems of mammalian species  
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Monogamous
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Social System
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No Social Group Living
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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No Social Group Living
Social systems of mammalian species  
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Not Solitary
Social systems of mammalian species  
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Not Solitary
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  

Physiology and Cell Biology

 
metabolic rate average
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56.86 mL/hr O2
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basal metabolic rate
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0.32 Watts
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
body temperature
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310.45 kelvin
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

 
population trend
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Stable
IUCN  
 
animal population density average
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200 individuals per square kilometer
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conservation status
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least concern
IUCN  
 
human population density mean
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40.38 individuals per square kilometer
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human population density 5th percentile
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1 individuals per square kilometer
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human population density change mean
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0.11
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extinction status
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extant
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass  
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extant
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  

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