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Table 2 Description of the prey items reported for the study communities

From: Hunters and hunting across indigenous and colonist communities at the forest-agriculture interface: an ethnozoological study from the Peruvian Amazon

Scientific name Common name (Spanish) Relative reproductive strategy± Community* Successful hunting events (no. Indv./month/village)+ Harvest rate (H) (no. Indv./km/year)α
Cairina moschata Muscovy duck (sachapato) r D 1 0.06
Ortalis gutata Speckled chachalaca (manacaraco) K I 1 0.06
Penelope sp. Guan (pucacunga) K B, I 2 0.12
Tinamus sp. Tinamous (perdiz) r G, I 2 0.12
Aotus sp. Night monkey (mono musmuqui) K E, B 2 0.12
Ateles sp. Spider monkey (mono araña negro) K A, B, C, D 22 1.26
Cuniculus paca Lowland paca (maja) r A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I 77 4.42
Dasypus sp. Armadillo (carachupa) r A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I 19 1.09
Dasyprocta punctata Black agouti (anuje) r A, D, H, I 13 0.75
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris Capybara (ronsoco) r A 1 0.12
Mazama americana Red brocket deer (venado) K B, C, D 18 1.03
Oreonax flavicauda Woolly monkey (mono choro) K B 10 0.57
Pecari tajacu Collared peccary (sajino) K B, C, D, G, I 12 0.70
Saimiri sp. Squirrel monkey (mono huasa) K B, D 11 0.63
Speothos venaticus Bush dog (manko) K E 1 0.06
Tapirus terrestris Lowland tapir (sachavaca) K B 1 0.06
Tayassu pecari White-lipped peccary (huangana) K C 1 0.06
Chelonoidis denticulata Yellow-footed tortoise (motelo) r I 3 0.17
Total     197  
  1. ±Characterization based on Pianka, E.R. [44], and the following taxa-related references: Robinson and Redford [54], Begazo and Bodmer [8], Begazo [7], Peres and Nascimento [47], and Parry et al. [43]
  2. *A: Junín Pablo, B: Caco Macaya, C: Puerto Belén, D: Naranjal, E: Cunchuri, F: Yerbas Buenas, G: Pueblo Libre, H: Monte de los Olivos, I: La Unión
  3. Bold letters identify indigenous communities, underlined letters identify riverine colonist communities, and the rest of the letters identify land-based colonist communities
  4. +Estimate of animals hunted per month within or nearby the community’s territory (exact data for hunting area is not available)
  5. αThe total number of individuals for each species or taxa harvested was divided by the aggregated area of the community’s territories per year