AnAge entry for Chaetophractus vellerosus

Classification (HAGRID: 02870)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cingulata
                Family: Dasypodidae
                    Genus: Chaetophractus
Species
Chaetophractus vellerosus
Common name
Leeser hairy armadillo

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived 16.2 years in captivity [0671]. Although maximum longevity could be underestimated, they could be shorter-lived than the hairy armadillo (/Chaetophractus villosus/).

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
(viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
840 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
118%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 34.4ºC or 93.9ºF
Basal metabolic rate
1.7070 W
Body mass
1110.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001538 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 624896
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 340076
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