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Bassaricyon gabbii (Olingo)

Synonyms: Bassaricyon lasius; Bassaricyon pauli; Bassaricyon richardsoni

Wikipedia Abstract

The northern olingo (Bassaricyon gabbii), also known as the bushy-tailed olingo or as simply the olingo (due to it being the most commonly seen of the species), is a tree-dwelling member of the family Procyonidae, which also includes raccoons.
View Wikipedia Record: Bassaricyon gabbii

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
5
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
27
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 11.73
EDGE Score: 2.54

Attributes

Adult Weight [2]  2.72 lbs (1.24 kg)
Birth Weight [2]  55 grams
Female Maturity [2]  1 year 10 months
Male Maturity [2]  1 year 7 months
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Endothermic [3]  10 %
Diet - Fruit [3]  70 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  20 %
Forages - Arboreal [3]  100 %
Arboreal [1]  Yes
Gestation [2]  73 days
Litter Size [2]  1
Maximum Longevity [2]  22 years
Nocturnal [1]  Yes

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Amazon-Orinoco-Southern Caribbean mangroves Brazil, Columbia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela Neotropic Mangroves  
Apure-Villavicencio dry forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Caqueta moist forests Brazil, Columbia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cauca Valley dry forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Cauca Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central American dry forests Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Chocó-Darién moist forests Colombia, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cordillera Oriental montane forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Costa Rican seasonal moist forests Costa Rica Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Cordillera real montane forests Ecuador, Colombia, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Panamanian montane forests Colombia, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guajira-Barranquilla xeric scrub Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands  
Isthmian-Atlantic moist forests Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
Isthmian-Pacific moist forests Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Llanos Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Magdalena Valley dry forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Magdalena Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Magdalena-Urabá moist forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Napo moist forests Colombia, Venezuela, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Negro-Branco moist forests Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northwestern Andean montane forests Colombia, Ecuador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Panamanian dry forests Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Purus varzea Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Santa Marta montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sinú Valley dry forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
South American Pacific mangroves Colombia, Panama, Ecuador Neotropic Mangroves    
Talamancan montane forests Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Barro Colorado Island Natural Monument III   Panama  
Braulio Carrillo National Park II 117843 Costa Rica  
Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve VI 921676 Ecuador  
Cordillera Volcanica Central Forest Reserve VI 150571 Costa Rica  
La Amistad International Park National Park II 541617 Panama, Costa Rica  
La Selva Biological Station Protective Zone VI 6052 Costa Rica
Lago de Yojoa Multiple Use Reserve   Honduras  
Otishi National Park 760925 Peru  
Parque Nacional Canaima National Park II 7542183 Venezuela  
Rara Avis Rainforest Reserve 3163 Costa Rica
Sierra de Agalta National Park II 128902 Honduras  
Sierra del Divisor Reserve Zone 3652986 Peru      
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (incl. Tayrona NP) National Park II 1031303 Colombia  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Prey / Diet

Brosimum alicastrum (breadnut)[4]
Cordia panamensis (hairy lay-lay)[4]
Diospyros artanthifolia[4]
Ficus crassinervia (jaguey blanco)[4]
Ficus insipida[4]
Perebea xanthochyma[4]
Pourouma guianensis[4]
Souroubea sympetala[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alouatta palliata (mantled howler monkey)2
Alouatta pigra (Mexican black howler monkey)3
Alouatta seniculus (red howler monkey)2
Amazona albifrons (White-fronted Parrot)2
Amazona auropalliata (Yellow-naped Parrot)1
Amazona farinosa (Mealy Parrot)1
Amazona finschi (Lilac-crowned Parrot)2
Ara ambiguus (Great Green Macaw)1
Ara chloropterus (Red-and-green Macaw)1
Ara macao (Scarlet Macaw)1
Aratinga pertinax (Brown-throated Parakeet)1
Artibeus jamaicensis (Jamaican fruit-eating bat)2
Artibeus lituratus (great fruit-eating bat)2
Artibeus obscurus (dark fruit-eating bat)1
Ateles belzebuth (white-bellied spider monkey)2
Ateles geoffroyi (Central American spider monkey)2
Brotogeris jugularis (Orange-chinned Parakeet)2
Brycon guatemalensis (Macabi tetra)1
Carollia brevicauda (silky short-tailed bat)1
Carollia subrufa (gray short-tailed bat)2
Cebus albifrons (white-fronted capuchin)1
Cebus capucinus (white-faced capuchin)1
Chiroderma villosum (hairy big-eyed bat)2
Chiropotes satanas (brown-bearded saki)1
Dermanura phaeotis (pygmy fruit-eating bat)2
Forpus passerinus (Green-rumped Parrotlet)1
Lagothrix lagothricha (Humboldt's woolly monkey)2
Leontopithecus rosalia (golden lion tamarin)1
Nasua narica (White-nosed Coati)1
Nasua nasua (South American Coati)1
Ortalis ruficauda (Rufous-vented Chachalaca)1
Pheucticus ludovicianus (Rose-breasted Grosbeak)1
Pionus maximiliani (Scaly-headed Parrot)1
Platyrrhinus helleri (Heller's broad-nosed bat)2
Potos flavus (Kinkajou)2
Rhinoclemmys funerea (Black Wood Turtle)1
Saguinus oedipus (cotton-top tamarin)1
Saimiri sciureus (South American squirrel monkey)1
Sapajus apella (brown capuchin)1
Sciurus variegatoides (variegated squirrel)1
Tapirella bairdii (Baird's tapir)1
Tapirus terrestris (South American tapir)2
Uroderma bilobatum (tent-making bat)2
Vampyressa pusilla (little yellow-eared bat)1
Vampyriscus nymphaea (striped yellow-eared bat)2
Vampyrodes caraccioli (great stripe-faced bat)2

Predators

Homo sapiens (man)[5]
Panthera onca (Jaguar)[5]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Jellisonia johnsonae[6]
Plusaetis dolens dolens[6]
Rhopalopsyllus lugubris lugubris[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Fundacion Zoologica de Cali
Parque Zoologico Huachipa

Range Map

Middle America; South America;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
3Hamish 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
4Kays, RW 2000. The behavior and ecology of olingos (Bassaricyon gabbii) and their competition with kinkajous (Potos flavus) in central Panama Mammalia 64:1–10
5Jorrit 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.
6International Flea Database
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access