AnAge entry for Blastocerus dichotomus

Classification (HAGRID: 02468)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Cervidae (Taxon entry)
                    Genus: Blastocerus
Species
Blastocerus dichotomus
Common name
Marsh deer

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one captive specimen lived 13.7 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
270 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
4,200 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
102,500 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625062
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 248133
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