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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

SpeciesHabitatRelative importance
Chelonia mydasAquatic1.6
Ovis ariesTerrestrial1.5
Gallus gallusTerrestrial1.1
Salvator merianaeTerrestrial1.0
Crotalus durissusTerrestrial1.0
Iguana iguanaTerrestrial0.8
Cerdocyon thousTerrestrial0.8
Sotalia guianensisAquatic0.8
Bee (Apidae)Terrestrial0.5
Boa constrictorTerrestrial0.4
Euphractus sexcinctusTerrestrial0.4
Tropidurus hispidusTerrestrial0.3
Echeneis naucratesAquatic0.2
Ocypode quadrataAquatic0.2
Hippocampus reidiAquatic0.2
Physalia physalisAquatic0.2
Rhinella jimiTerrestrial0.2
Rhizoprionodon lalandiiAquatic0.2
Mazama sp.Terrestrial0.2
Coragyps atratusTerrestrial0.2
Scomberomorus cavallaAquatic0.2
Canis familiarisTerrestrial0.2