AnAge entry for Cephalophus niger

Classification (HAGRID: 02382)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Bovidae
                    Genus: Cephalophus
Species
Cephalophus niger
Common name
Black duiker

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen was still alive after 14.8 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
128 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
1,940 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
18,100 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
67%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 183850
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 129226
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