AnAge entry for Civettictis civetta

Classification (HAGRID: 02709)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Viverridae
                    Genus: Civettictis
Species
Civettictis civetta
Common name
African civet

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In captivity, these animals may live up to 28 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
213 days
Gestation
65 days
Weaning
120 days
Litter size
2.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2.2
Inter-litter interval
221 days
Weight at birth
380.5 g
Weight at weaning
1,514 g
Adult weight
13,667 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
133%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 621988
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 94186
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