Dasyprocta leporina (rodent)

Mass: 4.2 kg based on Dubost and Henry 2006, Sanderson 1949, Costa et al. 2010, Davies 1978, and Richard-Hansen et al. 1999

Diet: frugivore based on Dubost and Henry 2006

Abundance: 0.10 to 54.55% (median 14.77%)

Latitudinal range: -20.0° to 0.9°

Habitats: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (4), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (11)

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Found in 15 samples

Brazil: Caxiuanã National Forest (March), Estação Biológica de Santa Lúcia (primary forest), Floresta Nacional Amapá (dry season), Floresta Nacional Amapá (wet season), Una and Arataca (forest), Reserva Natural Vale (year 1), Reserva Natural Vale (year 2), Reserva Natural Vale (year 3), Reserva Natural Vale (year 4), Private Reserve of Natural Heritage Recanto das Antas, Reserva Ecológica Michelin (floresta), Terra do Meio Ecological Station I, Terra do Meio Ecological Station II, Cachoeira Seca Indigenous Land I, Cachoeira Seca Indigenous Land II

Size measurements:
♀ body mass4450 kgN = 10Dubost and Henry 2006
♀ body mass3992 kgN = 5Sanderson 1949
♂ body mass5200 kgN = 18Dubost and Henry 2006
♂ body mass3332 kgN = 3Sanderson 1949
body mass2500 kgN = 8Costa et al. 2010
body mass541.5 gN = 1Davies 1978
body mass4370 kgN = 63Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ head and body length551 mmN = 5Sanderson 1949
♀ head and body length499 mmN = 1Thomas 1898
♀ head and body length502 mmN = 1Thomas 1903
♀ head and body length500 mmN = 1Thomas 1903
♂ head and body length552 mmN = 3Sanderson 1949
head and body length574 mmN = 63Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ tail length24 mmN = 5Sanderson 1949
♀ tail length28 mmN = 1Thomas 1898
♀ tail length41 mmN = 1Thomas 1903
♀ tail length35 mmN = 1Thomas 1903
♂ tail length26 mmN = 3Sanderson 1949
tail length25 mmN = 63Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ hind foot length119 mmN = 5Sanderson 1949
♀ hind foot length98 mmN = 1Thomas 1898
♀ hind foot length128 mmN = 1Thomas 1903
♀ hind foot length136 mmN = 1Thomas 1903
♂ hind foot length121 mmN = 3Sanderson 1949
hind foot length141 mmN = 63Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ ear length47 mmN = 5Sanderson 1949
♀ ear length40 mmN = 1Thomas 1898
♀ ear length47 mmN = 1Thomas 1903
♀ ear length42 mmN = 1Thomas 1903
♂ ear length47 mmN = 3Sanderson 1949
ear length44 mmN = 63Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ skull length100 mmN = 1Thomas 1898
♀ skull length114 mmN = 1Thomas 1903
♀ skull length104.5 mmN = 1Thomas 1903
♀ skull width46.5 mmN = 1Thomas 1898
♀ skull width49 mmN = 1Thomas 1903
♀ upper tooth row length17.5 mmN = 1Thomas 1898
♀ upper tooth row length20.2 mmN = 1Thomas 1903
♀ upper tooth row length22 mmN = 1Thomas 1903

See also Dasyprocta, Dasyprocta azarae, Dasyprocta fuliginosa, Dasyprocta mexicana, Dasyprocta punctata, Dasyprocta spp.