Utheria

Value Types


Value Types

ValueTypeFormathelpTextCurrent 
Adult Body Mass Numeric The body mass (in grams) of the individual(s) that the metabolic rate data came from. Users should enter the wet mass of live or entire freshly-killed animals. Select
Adult Body Temperature Text Record the body temperature (in degrees C) of the individual(s) that the metabolic rate data came from. Select
Aquatic Numeric Indicates living in fresh, estuarine or marine water. Select
Arboreal Numeric Indicates living above the land surface in trees or other vegetation, or on cliffs or walls of caves. Select
Captivity Status DropDown See Wiki for definitions. Select
Count Made DropDown This specifies whether the given litter size is evaluated before birth, at birth or after birth. See Wiki for full definition. Select
Data Present DropDown State whether or not data is present in the source. Select
Data Quality DropDown (This is a field Kate used to score all Pantheria data from 1-5) Select
Data Range Text If there is a numeric range, enter the data separated by a comma. Select
Data Value Text Enter the data value accurately. If there is only a range, enter the midpoint of the range here. Select
Data Value Activity Cycle DropDown See Wiki for definitions. Select
Date Of Birth Text This is the date the measured animal gives birth. Select
Diet Assessment Method DropDown   Select
Diet Measure DropDown Select the most appropriate way to describe the entries in the elements of the diet. See Wiki for definitions on how to enter the dietary elements below. Select
Duration units DropDown   Select
Duration value Numeric The time from the start to the end of the study, in the units reported by the Source. Select
Ecological Study Type DropDown See Wiki for definitions. Select
End Point DropDown Defintions differ for eutherian and metatherian mammals. See Wiki for more details. Select
Estimation Method Population Density DropDown See Wiki for definitions. Select
Estimation Method Ranging Behaviour DropDown Select the method used to estimate ranging behaviour. See Wiki for definitions. Select
Flowers Text   Select
Fossorial Text Indicates living below the land surface. Select
Fruit Text   Select
Grass Text   Select
Ground-Dwelling Text Indicates living on the land surface. Select
Group Size Text Size of the group type chosen Select
Group Type DropDown Choose the most appropriate grouping. See Wiki for definitions. Select
Growth Type DropDown Choose the most appropriate type. See Wiki for definitions. Select
Habitat Measure DropDown The options are in decreasing order or preference. See Wiki for definitions on entering habitat uses below. Select
IBI Definition DropDown   Select
Invertebrates Text   Select
Latitude Text   Select
Latitude Sign DropDown   Select
LatLongSys DropDown (not in use - now a property of StudyUnit) Select
Leaves Text   Select
Life Stage DropDown Select the life stage of the measured animals from the list. Adult should only be used where juveniles have been excluded from the population estimate. Select
Life Stage A DropDown Select the life stage of the measured animals. See Wiki for definitions. Select
Lifespan Estimation DropDown   Select
Limb Section DropDown See Wiki for more details. Select
Location Text (not in use - now a property of Subject) Select
Longevity Estimation DropDown Select the method of estimation. See Wiki for definitions. Select
Longitude Text (not in use - now a property of StudyUnit) Select
Longitude Sign DropDown (not in use - now a property of StudyUnit) Select
Mating Group Type DropDown Only record this if 'Mating Group' has been selected from 'Group Type' above. See Wiki for definitions. Select
Measure DropDown Choose the measure that the data value represents. The options are in decreasing order of preference. Only one measure should be recorded for a data type from a given data set. Select
Measurement Duration DropDown   Select
No. Sexually Active Females Text Only record this if 'Mating Group' has been selected from 'Group Type' above. Select
No. Sexually Active Males Text Only record this if 'Mating Group' has been selected from 'Group Type' above. Select
Other Variables Text   Select
Overlap Numeric Percentage overlap between neighbouring home ranges Select
Population Density Text   Select
Prey Data DropDown State whether or not there is prey data present in the source. Select
Range Group Size Text Only record this if the data was collected for a group. Select
Range Measure DropDown State whether the data was collected for an individual or a group. If the measure is on a group, record the Group Type and the Range Group Size below. Select
Range Type DropDown   Select
Rate Definition DropDown What kind of metabolic rate is being measured? See Manual for more details Select
Roots Text   Select
Sample Size Text Record the number of data points used to calculate the data value. Select
Sample Size Units Ecology DropDown Select the unit of measure for calculating the data value. See Wiki for definitions. Select
Sample Size Units PopDens DropDown Record the unit of measure used to calculate the data value. See Wiki for definitions. Select
Sample Size Units Reproduction DropDown   Select
Seeds Text   Select
Sex DropDown Choose which sex or sexes the data was collected from. Select
Size Unit DropDown   Select
SMA Definition DropDown This is the age when individuals are first physically capable of reproducing (recorded by a first estrous or first spermatogensis). Select
Source Type DropDown Primary - data gathered from direct observations by individual(s). Secondary - in a source which the author(s) did not gather personally. Extrapolated - data that is extrapolated from primary data.  Select
Start Point DropDown Defintions differ for eutherian and metatherian mammals. See Wiki for more details. Select
Study Area Size Text The area/distance over which the population density was measured. Select
Study Area Type DropDown Select the most appropriate definition to describe the area over which data was collected. Select
Study Duration Text OBSOLETE FIELD - DO NOT USE Select
Study effort units DropDown   Select
Study effort value Text The number of field days (or trap nights) on which data were collected. Numerical data only. Select
Study Season DropDown   Select
Study Size Unit DropDown Select the unit of data measure. Select
Study Start Date Text The start date should be recorded as precisely as possible, and in the format DD/MM/YYYY where possible. If only month, season or year are reported then record this information.  Select
Total No. Females Text Only record this if 'Mating Group' has been selected from 'Group Type' above. Select
Total No. Functional Teats Text   Select
Total No. Males Text Only record this if 'Mating Group' has been selected from 'Group Type' above.  Select
Units GroupComposition DropDown   Select
Units Length DropDown   Select
Units MetabolicRate DropDown   Select
Units PopulationDensity DropDown   Select
Units Ranging Behaviour DropDown   Select
Units TimeLarge DropDown Select the units of the data value. Select
Units TimeSmall DropDown Select one option from the list of allowable units for the data type Select
Units Weight DropDown   Select
Units Wing DropDown   Select
Vertebrates Text   Select
Weanling Definition DropDown Select if applicable. See Wiki for full definition. Select
Wing Measure DropDown   Select

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