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Table 4 Animal species recorded in forest fragments sampled by the walke-in-the-woods in the FLONA of Araripe, Ceará, Brazil

From: Fauna used by rural communities surrounding the protected area of Chapada do Araripe, Brazil

Family/ Specie/ Local name Vegetation types / Number of records Records Type Total
Rainforest Forested Savannah Transition Rainforest/Savannah
BIRDS
Falconidae
Caracara plancus (Miller, 1777) southern carcara/“carcará” 1 footprints 1
Cracidae
Penelope superciliaris (Temminck, 1815) Rusty-margined guan/“jacu” 3 5 footprints 8
Strigidae
Megascops choliba (Vieillot, 1817) Owl/ “coruja” 1 footprints 1
MAMMALIA
Canidae
Cerdocyon thous (Linnaeus, 1766) Fox/“raposa” 2 footprints 2
Nasua Nasua (Linnaeus, 1766) South American coati/“guará” 1 footprints 1
Mustelidae
Conepatus semistriatus (Boddaert, 1785) Striped hog-nosed skunk/“gambá” 1 footprints 1
Felidae
Leopardus tigrinus (Shreber, 1775 Oncilla/“gato do mato” 1 footprints 1
Cervidae
Mazama gouazoubira (G. Fischer, 1814) Common deer/“veado comum” 6 17 footprints 23
Dasyproctidae
Dasyprocta prymnolopha (Wagler, 1831) Black-rumped agouti/“cutia” 1 9 9 footprints 19
Myrmecophagidae
Tamandua tetradactyla (Linnaeus, 1758) Collared anteater/“tamanduá” 3 carcasses 3
REPTILIA
Teiidae
Salvator merianae (Duméril & Bibron,1839) Tegu/“teiú” 1 2 7 footprints 10
TOTAL 5 27 40 72