Data about <i>Chaetura vauxi</i>
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Life History and Behavior
Molecular Biology and Genetics
|1.21 pg||Wright et al, 2014|
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Glossary for Chaetura vauxi
- animal habitation
- The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
- 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).
- The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
- conservation status
- 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.
- Grams. A mass unit which is equal to one thousandth of a kilogram or 10^[-3] kg.
- genome size
- The amount of DNA (or RNA) in one copy of a genome.
- growth rate
- The rate of increase in the size of an organism per unit time.
- A category or description of the habitat in which the Event occurred.
- 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.
- A sedimentary rock composed largely of the mineral calcite.
- litters per year
- Number of litters per female per year
- national forest
- A protected forest or woodland area in the United States. National forests are controlled by the federal government and managed by the United States Forest Service, under the direction of the United States Department of Agriculture.
- 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.
- per day
- A frequency rate of occurrences of something within a period of time equal to twenty-four hours.
- per year
- A frequency rate of occurrences of something within a period of time equal to three hundred sixty-five days.
- picogram. A mass unit which is equal to 10^[-12] g
- An elevated and comparatively level expanse of land.
- population trend
- 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.
- Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
- Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
- terrestrial biome
- A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
- terrestrial habitat
- A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
- A physical quality inhering in a bearer that has mass near a gravitational body.
- A cylindrical hole, pit, or tunnel drilled or dug down to a depth from which water, oil, or gas can be pumped or brought to the surface.
- Land having a cover of trees, shrubs, or both.
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