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Table 3 Relative importance of the most versatile medicinal animal species in the fishing community of Diogo Lopes - RN, Brazil

From: Environmental influence on the choice of medicinal animals: a case study from northeastern Brazil

Species Habitat Relative importance
Chelonia mydas Aquatic 1.6
Ovis aries Terrestrial 1.5
Gallus gallus Terrestrial 1.1
Salvator merianae Terrestrial 1.0
Crotalus durissus Terrestrial 1.0
Iguana iguana Terrestrial 0.8
Cerdocyon thous Terrestrial 0.8
Sotalia guianensis Aquatic 0.8
Bee (Apidae) Terrestrial 0.5
Boa constrictor Terrestrial 0.4
Euphractus sexcinctus Terrestrial 0.4
Tropidurus hispidus Terrestrial 0.3
Echeneis naucrates Aquatic 0.2
Ocypode quadrata Aquatic 0.2
Hippocampus reidi Aquatic 0.2
Physalia physalis Aquatic 0.2
Rhinella jimi Terrestrial 0.2
Rhizoprionodon lalandii Aquatic 0.2
Mazama sp. Terrestrial 0.2
Coragyps atratus Terrestrial 0.2
Scomberomorus cavalla Aquatic 0.2
Canis familiaris Terrestrial 0.2