Data about Ursidae

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Distribution

Data about Ursidae
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
latitude min
Additional detail 63.1 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 78 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
longitude min
Additional detail -94.9 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 17 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about Ursidae
testis location
Additional detail scrotal
  • scrotal
    Testes are located outside of the body, suspended by the spermatic cord within the scrotum.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/scrotal
Lovegrove 2014  

Ecology

Data about Ursidae
habitat
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 carcass Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cave
  • cave
    Naturally formed, subterranean open area or chamber.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000067
Environments - EOL project  
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 cutoff
  • cutoff
    A channel formed as a result of a stream cutting through a meander neck.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000523
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 farm
  • farm
    A tract of crop or grazing land, as well as the group of buildings with and often surrounding a farmhouse, including barns, sheds, and other outbuildings, used for agricultural production.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000078
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 glacier
  • glacier
    A large, slow moving river of ice, formed from compacted layers of snow, that slowly deforms and flows in response to gravity.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000133
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail grassland
  • grassland
    An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ice sheet
  • ice sheet
    A mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 km2.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000132
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 isthmus
  • isthmus
    Narrow section of land in a body of water connecting two larger land areas.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000174
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail land bridge
  • land bridge
    An isthmus or other land connection between what at other times are separate land masses which allows animals and plants to cross and colonise new lands. Land bridges are commonly created by regression, in which sea levels fall exposing previously submerged sections of continental shelf. Land bridges are also formed by: (a) upthrust at the edge of continental plates; and (b) glacial retreat alleviating pressure on shallow marine formations.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000391
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
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 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 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 protected area
  • protected area
    An area of land and/or a body of water especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biological diversity, and of natural and associated cultural resources, and managed through legal or other effective means.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000358
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ridge 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 savanna
  • savanna
    A grassland of the tropics or subtropics with scattered trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000261
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail scrubland
  • scrubland
    Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000300
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail soil
  • soil
    Any material within 2 m from the Earth's surface that is in contact with the atmosphere, with the exclusion of living organisms, areas with continuous ice not covered by other material, and water bodies deeper than 2 m.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00001998
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail terrestrial biome
  • terrestrial biome
    A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000446
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tributary
  • tributary
    A stream or river which flows into another river (a parent river) or body of water but which may not flow directly into the sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000495
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tundra
  • tundra
    Treeless, level, or gently rolling plains characteristic of arctic or subarctic regions, having a permanently frozen subsoil, and usually supporting low growing vegetation such as lichens, mosses, and stunted shrubs.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000112
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail waste Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail zoological garden
  • zoological garden
    A facility in which animals are confined within enclosures and displayed to the public, and in which they may also be bred.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00010625
Environments - EOL project  
feeds on
Additional detail Puma GloBI  
Additional detail Red Fox GloBI  
Additional detail White-tailed Deer GloBI  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
interacts with
Additional detail European Honey Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Puma GloBI  
Additional detail Red Fox GloBI  
Additional detail White-tailed Deer GloBI  
water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.7 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 2.39 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water temperature min
Additional detail 0.3 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 0.75 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 1.93 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 4.63 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.53 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 0.58 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 7.93 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 8.11 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 103.42 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 97.39 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
  • has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
has predator
Additional detail Little Tunny GloBI  
water salinity min
Additional detail 32.12 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 32.92 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

Data about Ursidae
locomotion
Additional detail cursorial Lovegrove 2014  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about Ursidae
first appearance (older bound)
Additional detail 37.2 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
first appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail 33.9 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 Ursidae
extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Database and Repository Coverage

Data about Ursidae
number of sequences in GenBank
Additional detail 287,295 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of articles on EOL
Additional detail 717 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of records in GBIF
Additional detail 45,025 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of images on EOL
Additional detail 2,423 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of media on EOL
Additional detail 2,451 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of rich pages on EOL
Additional detail 10 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
sequences in GenBank?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
records in GBIF?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
specimens in GGBN?
Additional detail no Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
rich EOL page?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
references in BHL?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of references in BHL
Additional detail 2,119 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of records in BOLD
Additional detail 506 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
records in BOLD?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of public records in BOLD
Additional detail 244 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  

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