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Spilogale gracilis (Western Spotted Skunk)

Wikipedia Abstract

The western spotted skunk (Spilogale gracilis) is a spotted skunk of the west of North America
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
3
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
23
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 8.57
EDGE Score: 2.26

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  445 grams
Birth Weight [1]  11 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Herbivore
Diet - Endothermic [2]  40 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  30 %
Diet - Plants [2]  30 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Litter Size [1]  4

Prey / Diet

Anaxyrus punctatus (Red-spotted Toad)[1]
Dipodomys deserti (desert kangaroo rat)[3]
Microtus californicus (California vole)[4]
Microtus townsendii (Townsend's vole)[5]
Myodes californicus (western red-backed vole)[6]
Peromyscus maniculatus (deer mouse)[1]
Stenopelmatus fuscus (Jerusalem cricket)[1]
Thomomys mazama (western pocket gopher)[3]

Predators

Aquila chrysaetos (Golden Eagle)[1]
Bubo virginianus (Great Horned Owl)[3]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Androlaelaps fahrenholzi[1]
Anomiopsyllus falsicalifornicus congruens[7]
Anomiopsyllus falsicalifornicus falsicalifornicus[7]
Anomiopsyllus nudatus nudatus[7]
Atyphloceras echis longipalpus[7]
Crenosoma mephitidis <Unverified Name>[8]
Eulaelaps stabularis[1]
Foxella ignota[1]
Hoplopsyllus anomalus (rodent flea)[7]
Hystrichopsylla dippiei spinata[7]
Megarthroglossus procus[7]
Meringis cummingi[7]
Mesocestoides corti[1]
Orchopeas nepos[7]
Oropsylla montana[7]
Physaloptera maxillaris[1]
Pulex simulans[1]
Rhadinopsylla sectilis goodi[7]
Skrjabingylus chitwoodorum[1]
Traubella neotomae[7]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Bronx Children's Zoo
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Utah's Hogle Zoo

Range Map

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Spilogale gracilis, B. J. Verts, Leslie N. Carraway, and Al Kinlaw, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 674, pp. 1–10 (2001)
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Microtus californicus (Rodentia: Cricetidae), NICHOLE L. CUDWORTH AND JOHN L. KOPROWSKI, MAMMALIAN SPECIES 42(868):230–243 (2010)
5Microtus townsendii, John E. Cornely and B. J. Verts, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 325, pp. 1-9 (1988)
6Clethrionomys californicus, Lois F. Alexander and B. J. Verts, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 406, pp. 1-6 (1992)
7International Flea Database
8Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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