AnAge entry for Chaetophractus villosus

Classification (HAGRID: 02871)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

There is an unverified claim of one captive animal living over 30 years.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
273 days
Male sexual maturity
273 days
Gestation
67 days
Weaning
56 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
128 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
3,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0207 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
151%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 35.1ºC or 95.2ºF
Basal metabolic rate
4.5080 W
Body mass
4540.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.000993 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 624897
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 29080
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