AnAge entry for Ailurops ursinus

Classification (HAGRID: 02988)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Diprotodontia
                Family: Phalangeridae
                    Genus: Ailurops
Species
Ailurops ursinus
Common name
Bear cuscus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about these animals and few have been kept in captivity. One specimen lived 5.9 years at Berlin Zoo before it died in 1937 [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
(viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
7,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552681
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 165204
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