Table 5

Summary statistics for the 25 carnivore species falling within the top 10 for any of phylogenetic diversity, evolutionary distinctiveness, or EDGE scores

Species

PD

PD Rank

ED

ED Rank

Red List status

EDGE

EDGE Rank


Monachus monachus

9.2

28

11.42

44

CR

5.29

1

Ailuropoda melanoleuca

17.2

8

21.24

7

EN

5.18

2

Urocyon littoralis

1.1

256

10.09

62

CR

5.18

2

Monachus schauinslandi

4.6

93

9.12

91

CR

5.09

4

Procyon pygmaeus

2.6

179

8.76

102

CR

5.05

5

Ailurus fulgens

35.0

2

35.36

2

VU

4.98

6

Viverra civettina

2.6

179

7.61

137

CR

4.93

7

Lynx pardinus

2.5

191

6.27

182

CR

4.76

8

Cynogale bennettii

10.0

24

12.97

30

EN

4.72

9

Lycaon pictus

6.6

58

9.69

74

EN

4.45

10

Pteronura brasiliensis

8.7

38

9.66

76

EN

4.45

10

Tremarctos ornatus

15.4

16

19.69

9

VU

4.42

13

Cryptoprocta ferox

18.0

6

19.11

11

VU

4.39

14

Nandinia binotata

53.2

1

53.38

1

LC

4.00

24

Prionodon linsang

10.9

22

32.09

3

LC

3.50

49

Prionodon pardicolor

10.9

22

32.09

3

LC

3.50

49

Potos flavus

24.0

3

24.95

5

LC

3.26

65

Taxidea taxus

20.6

4

21.19

8

LC

3.10

69

Arctogalidia trivirgata

18.0

6

19.21

10

LC

3.01

72

Bassaricyon alleni

16.5

9

18.02

14

LC

2.95

78

Bassaricyon beddardi

16.5

9

18.02

14

LC

2.95

78

Bassaricyon gabbii

16.5

9

18.02

14

LC

2.95

78

Bassaricyon lasius

16.5

9

18.02

14

DD

0.00

239

Bassaricyon pauli

16.5

9

18.02

14

DD

0.00

239

Odobenus rosmarus

20.4

5

21.40

6

DD

0.00

239


CR: critically endangered; DD: data deficient; ED: evolutionary distinctiveness; EDGE: Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered; EN: endangered; LC: least concern; PD: phylogenetic diversity; VU: vulnerable.

Nyakatura and Bininda-Emonds BMC Biology 2012 10:12   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-10-12

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