AnAge entry for Capromys pilorides

Classification (HAGRID: 02486)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Capromyidae
                    Genus: Capromys
Species
Capromys pilorides
Common name
Desmarest's hutia

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen was still alive after 13.8 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
304 days
Male sexual maturity
304 days
Gestation
125 days
Weaning
100 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
240 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
4,683 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.008 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
77%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 35.7ºC or 96.3ºF
Basal metabolic rate
3.3750 W
Body mass
2630.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001283 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 584868
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 34842
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