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Limnogale mergulus is a species of mammal in the family tenrecs. It is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. It is found in the Afrotropics. It is an insectivore.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/vulnerable
  • Definition: A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/Afrotropical
  • Attribution: Udvardy, M. D. F. (1975). A classification of the biogeographical provinces of the world. IUCN Occasional Paper no. 18. Morges, Switzerland: IUCN
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EOL has data for 35 attributes, including:

  • ecomorphological guild
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    fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
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  • precipitation in geographic range
    • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrecipitationInRange
    • Definition: Monthly precipitation within the geographic range of a taxon.
    • Attribution: Kate E. Jones, Jon Bielby, Marcel Cardillo, Susanne A. Fritz, Justin O'Dell, C. David L. Orme, Kamran Safi, Wes Sechrest, Elizabeth H. Boakes, Chris Carbone, Christina Connolly, Michael J. Cutts, Janine K. Foster, Richard Grenyer, Michael Habib, Christopher A. Plaster, Samantha A. Price, Elizabeth A. Rigby, Janna Rist, Amber Teacher, Olaf R. P. Bininda-Emonds, John L. Gittleman, Georgina M. Mace, and Andy Purvis. 2009. PanTHERIA: a species-level database of life history, ecology, and geography of extant and recently extinct mammals. Ecology 90:2648. http://esapubs.org/archive/ecol/E090/184/
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    153.37 millimeters per month
  • teat number
    • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CMO_0000445
    • Definition: The number of teats, protuberances on the mammary glands, breasts or udders of female mammals through which milk is excreted.
    • Comment: Ontology Description: http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/CMO
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    6
  • temperature in geographic range
    • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/TemperatureInRange
    • Definition: Monthly temperature within the geographic range of a taxon.
    • Attribution: Kate E. Jones, Jon Bielby, Marcel Cardillo, Susanne A. Fritz, Justin O'Dell, C. David L. Orme, Kamran Safi, Wes Sechrest, Elizabeth H. Boakes, Chris Carbone, Christina Connolly, Michael J. Cutts, Janine K. Foster, Richard Grenyer, Michael Habib, Christopher A. Plaster, Samantha A. Price, Elizabeth A. Rigby, Janna Rist, Amber Teacher, Olaf R. P. Bininda-Emonds, John L. Gittleman, Georgina M. Mace, and Andy Purvis. 2009. PanTHERIA: a species-level database of life history, ecology, and geography of extant and recently extinct mammals. Ecology 90:2648. http://esapubs.org/archive/ecol/E090/184/
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    17.893 0.1°C
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    carnivore
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