Conepatus chinga (carnivore)

Mass: 1.9 kg based on Kasper et al. 2012

Diet: invertivore based on Peters et al. 2011

Abundance: 2.79 to 14.63% (median 6.52%)

Latitudinal range: -31.2° to -6.4°

Habitats: desert/xeric shrubland (1), temperate savanna (1), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (3), tropical/subtropical savanna (1)

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Found in 6 samples

Argentina: Bañados del Quirquincho (bañadero forest)

Brazil: Ibicuí River

Peru: Querocoto (dry season)

Uruguay: Rivera (gallery forest), Rivera (plantation), Rivera (grassland)

Size measurements:
♀ body mass1620 kgN = 11Kasper et al. 2012
♂ body mass2320 kgN = 7Kasper et al. 2012
♀ total body length554 mmN = 11Kasper et al. 2012
♂ total body length588 mmN = 7Kasper et al. 2012
♀ head and body length401 mmN = 11Kasper et al. 2012
♀ head and body length410 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♀ head and body length390 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♀ head and body length345 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♂ head and body length430 mmN = 7Kasper et al. 2012
♂ head and body length420 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♂ head and body length310 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♀ tail length152 mmN = 11Kasper et al. 2012
♀ tail length235 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♀ tail length200 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♀ tail length210 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♂ tail length158 mmN = 7Kasper et al. 2012
♂ tail length235 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♂ tail length225 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♀ hind foot length57 mmN = 11Kasper et al. 2012
♀ hind foot length68 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♀ hind foot length64 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♀ hind foot length60 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♂ hind foot length64 mmN = 7Kasper et al. 2012
♂ hind foot length65 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♂ hind foot length65 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♀ ear length27 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♀ ear length26 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♀ ear length26 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♂ ear length29 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♂ ear length25 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♂ skull length70 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♂ skull width49 mmN = 1Thomas 1902
♂ skull width43 mmN = 1Thomas 1902

See also Conepatus, Conepatus amazonicus, Conepatus leuconotus, Conepatus mesoleucus, Conepatus robustus, Conepatus semistriatus