Data about <i>Lynx rufus</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Lynx rufus</i>
Native range includes
Additional detail United States (USA) US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  
Geographic range (area)
Additional detail 9,702,533.02 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 -128 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
max Additional detail -61 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
median Additional detail -94.3 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
Latitude min
Additional detail 16.69 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
median Additional detail 37.75 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
max Additional detail 58.81 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Lynx rufus</i>
Body length (VT) average
Additional detail 68.98 cm adult PanTHERIA  
Body mass average
Additional detail 300 g newborn animal PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 6.37 kg adult PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 9.4 kg AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Weight
Additional detail 1.19 kg weanling AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 265 g neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 8.6 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Lynx rufus</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 chaparral
  • Chaparral
    A shrubland area found primarily in regions with a Mediterranean climate (mid, wet winters and hot dry summers) often shaped by wildfires.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000301
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cleft Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • Coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail crevasse Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cultivated habitat
  • Cultivated habitat
    A geographical feature modified by humans by the preparation of the land, usually for the purposes of growing crops.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000113
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 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 mixed forest biome
  • Mixed forest biome
    A mixed forest biome is a forest biome which contains densely packed populations or communities of broadleaf and coniferous trees, strongly limiting light penetration to the forest floor.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000198
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mount
  • Mount
    A mountain rising from the ocean seafloor that does not reach to the water's surface (sea level), and thus is not an island. Typically formed from volcanoes that rise abruptly and are usually found rising from a seafloor of 1,000 - 4,000 meters depth. Independent features that rise to at least 1,000 meters above the seafloor.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000264
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail quarry
  • Quarry
    An open-pit mine from which rock or minerals are extracted.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000284
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail river
  • River
    Natural freshwater surface streams of considerable volume and a permanent or seasonal flow, moving in a definite channel toward a sea, lake, or another river; any large streams, or ones larger than brooks or creeks, such as the trunk stream and larger branches of a drainage system.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000022
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail rock shelter
  • Rock shelter
    A shallow cave-like opening at the base of a bluff or cliff.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000440
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 swamp
  • Swamp
    A wetland that features permanent inundation of large areas of land by shallow bodies of water, generally with a substantial number of hummocks, or dry-land protrusions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000233
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
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
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail volcano
  • Volcano
    An opening, or rupture, in the Earth's surface or crust, which allows hot, molten rock, ash and gases to escape from deep below the surface.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000247
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Precipitation in geographic range mean
Additional detail 53.72 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
Trophic level
Additional detail Carnivore
  • Carnivore
    An animal that mainly eats meat.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Primary__Carnivore
PanTHERIA  
Feeds on
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Habitat breadth
Additional detail 1 PanTHERIA  
Temperature in geographic range mean
Additional detail 10.83 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 579.21 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 906.09 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
Diet breadth
Additional detail 1 PanTHERIA  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Lynx rufus</i>
Clutch/brood/litter size average
Additional detail 2.76 individuals PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 3 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Home range average
Additional detail 31.2 km^2 PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 33.36 km^2 PanTHERIA  
Behavioral circadian rhythm
Additional detail 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  
Age at first birth average
Additional detail 1.5 years female PanTHERIA  
Dispersal age average
Additional detail 1.0 years PanTHERIA  
Gestation period duration average
Additional detail 59.99 days PanTHERIA  
Inter-birth interval
Additional detail 1.0 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 1.0 years female PanTHERIA  
Litters per year
Additional detail 0.9 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
median Additional detail 1.1 PanTHERIA  
Total life span max
Additional detail 32.3 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
max Additional detail 32.33 years PanTHERIA  
Age at eye opening average
Additional detail 8 days PanTHERIA  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 1.0 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 1.83 years PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 2.0 years male 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  
Weaning age average
Additional detail 59.99 days PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 65 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Growth rate
Additional detail 0.0068 per day AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • 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
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 65 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Physiology and Cell Biology

Data about <i>Lynx rufus</i>
Metabolic rate average
Additional detail 2,665.2 mL/hr O2 PanTHERIA  
  • 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
Basal metabolic rate
Additional detail 23.45 Watts AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Lynx rufus</i>
Iucn red list category
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  
Population trend
Additional detail Stable IUCN  
Animal population density average
Additional detail 0.1 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
Human population density mean
Additional detail 30.7 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
Human population density change mean
Additional detail 0.06 PanTHERIA  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Lynx rufus</i>
Not invasive in
Additional detail United States (USA) US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  

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