AnAge entry for Bassariscus sumichrasti

Classification (HAGRID: 02692)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Procyonidae
                    Genus: Bassariscus
Species
Bassariscus sumichrasti
Common name
Cacomistle

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
24 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One wild born specimen was about 24 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
300 days
Male sexual maturity
300 days
Gestation
64 days
Weaning
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
25 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
900 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
173%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
312ºK or 38.8ºC or 101.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
3.5370 W
Body mass
1280.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002763 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 621965
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 392507
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