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Table 8 Animal resources found as archaeological remains in the Tehuacan Valley (based on [17]), and current uses recorded in this study. Phases: Ajuereado1, El Riego2, Coxcatlán3, Abejas4, Purrón5, Ajalpan6, Santa María7, Palo Blanco8, Venta Salada9. Uses: 1 = edible, 2 = medicinal

From: Cuicatec ethnozoology: traditional knowledge, use, and management of fauna by people of San Lorenzo Pápalo, Oaxaca, Mexico

Species Common name 11,0001 85002 62003 49004 32005 25506 22507 11008 8809 Current use
Insects
Atta mexicana chicatana           1
Arsenura armida jonote worm           1
Reptiles
Kinosternon integrum turtle   X X X   X   X   
Gopherus berlandieri Pleistocene turtle X          
Iguana iguana Green iguana        X X X 1
Ctenosaura pectinata Black iguana        X X X 1
Ameiva Udulata lizzard X X X    X X X X  
Sceloporus grammicus lizzard           1
Crotalus basiliscos Rattle snake         X   1,2
Birds
Anas cyanoptera Cinnamon duck           
Colinus virginianus Codorniz X X      X    1
Meleagris gallipavo turkey           
Charadrius vociferus Chichicuilote           
Zenaida asiática Dove   X   X   X   X   1,3
 Zenaida macroura Dove           1,3
Leptorilla cassinrii Torcaza           1,3
Columbina passerina Dove   X   X   X   X   
Tyto alba Owl    X        
Caprimulgus ridgwayi Chotacabras          X  
Chordeiles acutipennis Chotacabras           
Corvus corax Crown        X   X  
Ara militaris Macaw           2
 Diferentes especies Hummingbird           2
Mammals
Didelphys marsupialis Opposum           2
Artibeus jamaicensis bat          X  
Eptesicus fuscus bat          X  
Lepus callaotis Hare           
Sylvilagus spp. Rabbit X          1
Spermophilus sp. Squirrel X          
Sciurus spp. Squirrel           1
Hetorogeomys sp. Mouse           
Cratogeomys sp. Mouse           
Dipodomys spp. Mouse           
Lyomis spp. Mouse X X   X   X X X X  
Peromiscus spp. Mouse X X X X   X X X X  
Neotoma sp. Packrat X X X X   X X X X  
Canis sp. Coyote X X X    X X   X 2
Urcyon spp. Fox X X X X     X X  
Bassariscus astutus Cacomixtle X          
Nasua narica Badger           1
Procyon lotor Raccon     X    X    1
Spilogale sp. Skunk X X X X X   X X X 1,2
Conepatus sp. Skunk X X X X X   X X X  
Maphitis macroura Skiunk           1,2
Felis concolor Cougar   X      X    
Lynx rufus gato montes   X         
Pecari tajacu jabalíes   X X X   X X X X 1
Aguti paca tepezcuincle           1
Odoicoleus virginianus Deer X X X X   X X X X 1,2