Data about <i>Lynx lynx</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Lynx lynx</i>
Geographic range (area)
Additional detail 23,827,627.14 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 176.02 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
min Additional detail 7.15 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
median Additional detail 91.58 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
Latitude min
Additional detail 27.03 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
median Additional detail 48.95 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
max Additional detail 70.88 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Lynx lynx</i>
Body length (VT) average
Additional detail 85.12 cm adult PanTHERIA  
Body mass average
Additional detail 19.3 kg adult PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 289 g newborn animal PanTHERIA  
Weight
Additional detail 1.86 kg weanling AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 23.0 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 246.5 g neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Lynx lynx</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 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 crevasse 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 island
  • Island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
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 peninsula
  • Peninsula
    A body of land jutting out into and nearly surrounded by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000305
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail plateau
  • Plateau
    An elevated and comparatively level expanse of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000182
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail populated place
  • Populated place
    Place or area with clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent human population.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000062
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail railway
  • Railway
    A permanent way having one or more rails which provides a track for cars.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000065
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail road
  • Road
    An open way for the passage of vehicles, persons, or animals on land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000064
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 woodland Environments - EOL project  
Precipitation in geographic range mean
Additional detail 38.38 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  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
Additional detail Cat Tapeworm GloBI  
Additional detail Chamois GloBI  
Additional detail Dagestan Tur GloBI  
Additional detail Fish Tapeworm GloBI  
Additional detail Grey Wolf GloBI  
Additional detail Roaring Cats GloBI  
Additional detail Taenia hydatigena GloBI  
Additional detail Taenia laticollis GloBI  
Additional detail Taiga Vole GloBI  
Additional detail Trichinella GloBI  
Additional detail Wolverine GloBI  
Feeds on
Additional detail Chamois GloBI  
Additional detail Dagestan Tur GloBI  
Additional detail Taiga Vole GloBI  
Habitat breadth
Additional detail 1 PanTHERIA  
Temperature in geographic range mean
Additional detail -1.72 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 346.68 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 538.37 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail Alpine Ibex GloBI  
Additional detail American Beaver GloBI  
Additional detail Chamois GloBI  
Additional detail Chinese Goral GloBI  
Additional detail Dagestan Tur GloBI  
Additional detail Eurasian Lynx GloBI  
Additional detail Eurasian Lynx GloBI  
Additional detail Himalaya Musk Deer GloBI  
Additional detail Himalayan Goral GloBI  
Additional detail Raccoon Dog GloBI  
Additional detail Red Fox GloBI  
Additional detail Red Squirrel GloBI  
Additional detail Snowshoe Hare GloBI  
Additional detail Taiga Vole GloBI  
Additional detail White-tailed Deer GloBI  
Additional detail Willow Grouse GloBI  
Additional detail Zokors GloBI  
Diet breadth
Additional detail 1 PanTHERIA  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Lynx lynx</i>
Home range average
Additional detail 136.35 km^2 PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 137.96 km^2 PanTHERIA  
Clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 2 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 2.3 individuals 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  
Dispersal age average
Additional detail 239.99 days PanTHERIA  
Gestation period duration average
Additional detail 66.99 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 1 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 1 female PanTHERIA  
Total life span max
Additional detail 23.7 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
max Additional detail 26.8 years PanTHERIA  
Age at eye opening average
Additional detail 11.94 days PanTHERIA  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 2.75 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 1.75 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 2.02 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 81.85 days PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 87 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Growth rate
Additional detail 0.0097 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 66 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about <i>Lynx lynx</i>
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 5.33 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 3.2 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 0.13 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

Data about <i>Lynx lynx</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Stable IUCN  
Animal population density average
Additional detail 0.02 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
Human population density mean
Additional detail 36.26 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
Human population density change mean
Additional detail 0.02 PanTHERIA  
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Lynx lynx</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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