Data about Graphiurus
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||Environments - EOL project|
Evolution and Systematics
||The Paleobiology Database|
Glossary for Graphiurus
- 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.
- 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).
- This taxon is still in existence, as opposed to extinct.
- extinction status
- Indicates whether a taxon is extant (living today) or extinct.
- first appearance (older bound)
- The older bound for the first appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
- first appearance (younger bound)
- The younger bound for the first appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
- 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.
- last appearance (older bound)
- The older bound for the last appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
- last appearance (younger bound)
- The younger bound for the last appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
- litters per year
- Number of litters per female per year
- million years ago
- 1 megaannum in the past. Megaannum, Ma. is a unit of time equal to one million (10^6) years.
- 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.
- total life span
- The full period of time from birth to death of an organism.
- 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|
|body length (VT)||7.56 to 7.56 cm||1||1|
|body mass||3.49 to 68.8 g||8||5|
|clutch/brood/litter size||3.0 to 5.2||11||9|
|gestation period duration||23.99 to 23.99 days||1||1|
|inter-birth interval||56.0 to 56.0 days||1||1|
|litters per year||2.0 to 2.0||1||1|
|litters per year||2.0 to 2.0 per year||1||1|
|social group size||1.0 to 1.0||3||3|
|total life span||6.9 to 7.3 years||2||2|
|total life span||5.8 to 5.8 years||1||1|
|weight||3.5 to 46.1 g||3||2|
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