AnAge entry for Cabassous centralis

Classification (HAGRID: 02867)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cingulata
                Family: Dasypodidae
                    Genus: Cabassous
Species
Cabassous centralis
Common name
Northern naked-tailed armadillo

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals but one specimen lived 8 years in captivity [0671]. Their maximum longevity may be much longer, though.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,750 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
307ºK or 33.6ºC or 92.5ºF
Basal metabolic rate
4.8120 W
Body mass
4061.7 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001185 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 624891
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