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Table 4 Number of recognized mammal species in each significance category in Playon de la Gloria, Reforma Agraria, Naha, and Metzabok, Chiapas, Mexico

From: Cultural significance of wild mammals in mayan and mestizo communities of the Lacandon Rainforest, Chiapas, Mexico

  Accum Tot. Playon de la Gloria Accum. Tot. Reforma Agraria Accum.Tot. Naha Accum. Tot. Metzabok General accum. total Accum total Mest. Ave. Mest. Max. - Min. Mest. Accum Total Lac. Ave. Lac. Max. - Min. Lac Mann–Whitney test
Edible 11 6 12 11 15 11 2.0 0-10 15 2.1 0-15 P = 0.7623 > 0.05
Harmful 26 16 16 14 28 25 0.6 0-8 16 0.7 0-8 P = 0.8417 > 0.05
Medicinal 7 6 6 8 14 10 0.2 0-2 9 0.1 0-4 P = 0.2505 > 0.05
Narrative 4 4 10 8 14 6 0.1 0-3 12 0.3 0-4 P = 0.0506 > 0.05
Artisan use 0 1 1 0 2 1 0.009 0-1 1 0.011 0-1 P = 0.9106 > 0.05
Utensils/Tools 3 3 0 0 3 3 0.01 0-2 0 0.00 0-0 --
Ornamental 4 2 4 0 7 5 0.02 0-2 4 0.02 0-2 P = 0.6722 > 0.05
Pet 3 2 1 1 5 4 0.04 0-3 1 0.03 0-1 P = 0.6633 > 0.05
  1. Accum. Tot. Playon de la Gloria = Accumulated total number of recognized species in Playon de la Gloria; Accum. Tot. Reforma Agraria = Accumulated total number of recognized species in Reforma Agraria. Accum. Tot. Naha = Accumulated total number of recognized species in Naha. Accum. Tot. Metzabok = Accumulated total number of recognized species in Metzabok. General accum. total = Accumulated total number of recognized species in all four communities. Accum. Total Mest. = accumulated total for mestizos. Ave. Mest. = average of species mentioned per interviewed individual in mestizo communities. Max-Min Mest. = Maximum and minimum of recognized species per interviewed individual in mestizo communities. Accum. Total Lac. = accumulated total for Lacandons. Ave. Lac. = average of species mentioned per interviewed individual in Lacandon communities. Max-Min Mest. = Maximum and minimum of recognized species per interviewed individual in Lacandon communities. Mann–Whitney test = test to prove whether there were significant differences in the number of recognized species by mestizos and Lacandons.