Data about <i>Phacochoerus aethiopicus</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Phacochoerus aethiopicus</i>
Geographic range (area)
Additional detail 851,932.22 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 34.47 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
median Additional detail 40.42 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
max Additional detail 46.38 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
Latitude min
Additional detail -2.05 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
max Additional detail 11.49 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
median Additional detail 4.71 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Phacochoerus aethiopicus</i>
Body mass average
Additional detail 691.95 g newborn animal PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 75.61 kg adult PanTHERIA  

Ecology

Data about <i>Phacochoerus aethiopicus</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 arenosol
  • Arenosol
    Arenosols are sandy soils, including both soils developed in residual sands after in situ weathering of usually quartz-rich sediments or rock, and soils developed in recently deposited sands such as dunes in deserts and beach lands.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002229
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail 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  
Additional detail biome
  • Biome
    A major class of ecologically similar communities of plants, animals, and other organisms. Biomes are defined based on factors such as plant structures (such as trees, shrubs, and grasses), leaf types (such as broadleaf and needleleaf), plant spacing (forest, woodland, savanna), and other factors like climate. Unlike ecozones, biomes are not defined by genetic, taxonomic, or historical similarities. Biomes are often identified with particular patterns of ecological succession and climax vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000428
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail 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  
Additional detail dune 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 national park
  • National park
    A reserve of land, usually, but not always declared and owned by a national government, protected from most human development and pollution. National parks are a protected area of IUCN category II.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000367
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pasture
  • Pasture
    Grassland used for grazing of ungulate livestock as part of a farm or ranch.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000266
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail plain
  • Plain
    A region of general uniform slope, comparatively level, and of considerable extent.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000086
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail savanna
  • Savanna
    A grassland of the tropics or subtropics with scattered trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000261
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea
  • Sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail 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  
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  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Precipitation in geographic range mean
Additional detail 42.02 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
Trophic level
Additional detail Herbivore
  • Herbivore
    An animal that eats mainly plants or parts of plants.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Primary__Herbivore
PanTHERIA  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
Additional detail Cheetah GloBI  
Additional detail Leopard GloBI  
Additional detail Lion GloBI  
Additional detail Soft Tick GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Hyena GloBI  
Additional detail Tsetse Flies GloBI  
Habitat breadth
Additional detail 1 PanTHERIA  
Temperature in geographic range mean
Additional detail 24.03 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 628.28 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 1,636.16 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
Diet breadth
Additional detail 4 PanTHERIA  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Phacochoerus aethiopicus</i>
Home range average
Additional detail 1.27 km^2 PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 1.35 km^2 PanTHERIA  
Clutch/brood/litter size average
Additional detail 3.2 individuals PanTHERIA  
Behavioral circadian rhythm
Additional detail diurnal PanTHERIA  
Age at first birth average
Additional detail 2.0 years female PanTHERIA  
Gestation period duration average
Additional detail 165.4 days PanTHERIA  
Inter-birth interval average
Additional detail 1.0 years female PanTHERIA  
Litters per year average
Additional detail 1.5 female PanTHERIA  
Total life span max
Additional detail 18.8 years PanTHERIA  
  • 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
Social group size average
Additional detail 2 individuals PanTHERIA  
Onset of fertility average
Additional detail 1.73 years PanTHERIA  
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  
Weaning age average
Additional detail 106.45 days PanTHERIA  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about <i>Phacochoerus aethiopicus</i>
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 5.33 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 2.59 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 0 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

Data about <i>Phacochoerus aethiopicus</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Stable IUCN  
Animal population density average
Additional detail 7.61 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
Human population density 5th percentile
Additional detail 1 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
min Additional detail 1 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
mean Additional detail 17.34 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
Human population density change mean
Additional detail 0.09 PanTHERIA  
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Phacochoerus aethiopicus</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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