AnAge entry for Cerdocyon thous

Classification (HAGRID: 02528)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Canidae
                    Genus: Cerdocyon
Species
Cerdocyon thous
Common name
Crab-eating fox

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
274 days
Male sexual maturity
274 days
Gestation
55 days
Weaning
90 days
Litter size
4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.9
Inter-litter interval
243 days
Weight at birth
140 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
6,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0166 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
67%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 38.2ºC or 100.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
8.5020 W
Body mass
5444.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001562 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 183825
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9620
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