Data about Varecia
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||The Paleobiology Database|
Glossary for Varecia
- age at first birth
- Age at which females give birth to their first litter, or their young attach to teats or hatch out
- animal habitation
- The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
- arboreal habitat
- A habitat in or on trees.
- A linear shoaling landform feature within a body of water. Bars tend to be long and narrow (linear) and develop where a current (or waves) promote deposition of granular material, resulting in localized shallowing (shoaling) of the water. Bars can appear in the sea, in a lake, or in a river. They are typically composed of sand, although could be of any granular matter that the moving water has access to and is capable of shifting around (for example, soil, silt, gravel, cobble, shingle, or even boulders). The grain size of the material comprising a bar is related: to the size of the waves or the strength of the currents moving the material, but the availability of material to be worked by waves and currents is also important.
- body length (VT)
- The distance from point to point along the longest axis of the body of an organism.
- body mass
- The amount of matter in the body of an organism.
- Incorporated populated place.
- An open area in a forest.
- clutch/brood/litter size
- Single birth offspring quantity. The proportion or number of offspring produced from a single pregnancy (mammals) or ovulation (fish) or nesting (birds).
- The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
- This taxon is still in existence, as opposed to extinct.
- extinction status
- Indicates whether a taxon is extant (living today) or extinct.
- An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
- gestation period duration
- The length of time between when a fertilized egg implants in the wall of the uterus and the birth of offspring.
- A category or description of the habitat in which the Event occurred.
- inter-birth interval
- The length of time between successive births of a female.
- Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
- Large river biome
- litters per year
- Number of litters per female per year
- 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.
- nature reserve
- A protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research. Nature reserves may be designated by government institutions in some countries, such as the United Kingdom, or by private landowners, such as charities and research institutions, regardless of nationality.
- onset of fertility
- The age at which an organism develops the ability to produce live offspring.
- A body of land jutting out into and nearly surrounded by water.
- 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.
- 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.
- terrestrial biome
- A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
- total life span
- The full period of time from birth to death of an organism.
- The separation between neighbouring drainage basins (catchments). In hilly country, the divide lies along topographical peaks and ridges, but in flat country or on a high plateau (especially where the ground is marshy) the divide may be invisible - just a more or less notional line on the ground on either side of which falling raindrops will start a journey to different rivers, and even to different sides of a country or continent.
- weaning age
- Age when primary nutritional dependency on the mother ends and independent foraging begins to make a major contribution to the offspring’s energy requirements.
- A physical quality inhering in a bearer that has mass near a gravitational body.
- Land having a cover of trees, shrubs, or both.
For some attributes EOL determines the span of values available for a taxon across all sources.
|Trait||Values||Record Count||Taxa Count|
|age at first birth||1.92 to 1.92 years||1||1|
|body length (VT)||8.31 cm to 1.22 m||7||1|
|body mass||93.69 g to 3.87 kg||3||2|
|clutch/brood/litter size||2.16 to 3.0||3||2|
|gestation period duration||102.5 to 102.5 days||1||1|
|inter-birth interval||1.0 to 1.0 years||2||1|
|litters per year||1.1 to 1.1||1||1|
|litters per year||1.0 to 1.0 per year||1||1|
|onset of fertility||1.65 to 2.0 years||5||2|
|social group size||2.8 to 2.8||1||1|
|total life span||32.0 to 32.0 years||1||1|
|total life span||37.0 to 37.0 years||1||1|
|weaning age||90.73 days to 3.33 years||3||2|
|weight||2.04 to 2.72 kg||2||1|
|weight||31.0 g to 3.87 kg||7||2|
|weight||2.7 to 3.3 kg||3||1|
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