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
PanTHERIA  
 
longitude median
  • 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
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37.53 decimal degrees
PanTHERIA  
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29.12 decimal degrees
PanTHERIA  
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45.94 decimal degrees
PanTHERIA  
 
latitude median
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1.19 decimal degrees
PanTHERIA  
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-7.94 decimal degrees
PanTHERIA  
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10.33 decimal degrees
PanTHERIA  

Physical Description

 
body length (VT) average
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249.83 mm adult
PanTHERIA  
 
body mass average
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52.78 g adult
PanTHERIA  
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10.29 g newborn animal
PanTHERIA  
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53 g
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
teat number average
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6
PanTHERIA  
 
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

 
habitat
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arid
  • arid
    An arid condition is an environmental condition in which annual precipitation is less than half of annual potential evapotranspiration.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000230
Environments - EOL project  
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crevasse
Environments - EOL project  
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desert
  • desert
    A region rendered barren or partially barren by environmental extremes, especially by low rainfall.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000097
Environments - EOL project  
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desert
  • desert
    A region rendered barren or partially barren by environmental extremes, especially by low rainfall.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000097
Environments - EOL project  
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dune
Environments - EOL project  
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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  
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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  
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grassland
  • grassland
    An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
Environments - EOL project  
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mound
Environments - EOL project  
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plain
  • plain
    A region of general uniform slope, comparatively level, and of considerable extent.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000086
Environments - EOL project  
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rock
  • rock
    A mass of the mineral material of the crust of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00001995
Environments - EOL project  
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savanna
  • savanna
    A grassland of the tropics or subtropics with scattered trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000261
Environments - EOL project  
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savanna
  • savanna
    A grassland of the tropics or subtropics with scattered trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000261
Environments - EOL project  
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scrubland
  • scrubland
    Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000300
Environments - EOL project  
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scrubland
  • scrubland
    Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000300
Environments - EOL project  
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steppe
  • steppe
    A plain without trees (apart from those near rivers and lakes); it is similar to a prairie, although a prairie is generally considered as being dominated by tall grasses, while short grasses are said to be normal in the steppe. It may be semi-desert, or covered with grass or shrubs or both, depending on the season and latitude.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000262
Environments - EOL project  
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subtropical
Environments - EOL project  
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terrestrial biome
  • terrestrial biome
    A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000446
Environments - EOL project  
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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  
 
precipitation in geographic range mean
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54.57 millimeters per month
PanTHERIA  
 
trophic level
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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
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1
PanTHERIA  
 
temperature in geographic range mean
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236.1 0.1°C
PanTHERIA  
 
actual evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
  • 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
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786.77 millimeters per month
PanTHERIA  
 
potential evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
  • 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
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1,586.51 millimeters per month
PanTHERIA  
 
diet breadth
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5
PanTHERIA  

Life History and Behavior

 
home range average
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0.00265 km²
PanTHERIA  
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0.00304 km²
PanTHERIA  
 
clutch/brood/litter size average
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1.41
PanTHERIA  
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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
  • nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
    An organism that is nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/activityCycleOther
PanTHERIA  
 
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  
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61.87 days
PanTHERIA  
 
age at first birth average
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144 days female
PanTHERIA  
 
gestation period duration average
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57 days
PanTHERIA  
 
inter-birth interval average
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92.6 days female
PanTHERIA  
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84 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
litters per year median
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2.2
PanTHERIA  
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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
PanTHERIA  
 
social group size average
  • 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.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/SocialGroupSize
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1
PanTHERIA  
 
terrestriality
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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  
 
weaning age average
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24.85 days
PanTHERIA  
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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
  • prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
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61 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Physiology and Cell Biology

 
metabolic rate average
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56.86 mL/hr O2
PanTHERIA  
 
basal metabolic rate
  • basal metabolic rate
    Basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the amount of energy expended daily by humans and other animals at rest. Rest is defined as existing in a neutrally temperate environment while in the post-absorptive state.
    http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/SNOMEDCT/165109007
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0.32 Watts
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
body temperature
  • body temperature
    The degree of heat in the body of a living organism, temperature is measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in a sample of matter, expressed in terms of units or degrees designated on a standard scale.
    http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/CSP/2871-4249
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310.45 kelvin
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

 
animal population density average
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200 individuals per square kilometer
PanTHERIA  
 
human population density mean
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40.38 individuals per square kilometer
PanTHERIA  
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1 individuals per square kilometer
PanTHERIA  
 
human population density change mean
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0.11
PanTHERIA  

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