AnAge entry for Atilax paludinosus

Classification (HAGRID: 02591)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Herpestidae
                    Genus: Atilax
Species
Atilax paludinosus
Common name
Marsh mongoose

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
255 days
Gestation
76 days
Weaning
36 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
182 days
Weight at birth
100 g
Weight at weaning
550 g
Adult weight
3,300 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
123%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621880
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 210642
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