AnAge entry for Cavia tschudii

Classification (HAGRID: 02494)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Caviidae
                    Genus: Cavia
Species
Cavia tschudii
Common name
Montane guinea pig

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
62 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
64 days
Weaning
Litter size
1.9 (viviparous)
Litters per year
5
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
637.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
48%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 584714
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 143287
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