AnAge entry for Conepatus chinga

Classification (HAGRID: 01815)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Mephitidae
                    Genus: Conepatus
Species
Conepatus chinga
Common name
Molina's hog-nosed skunk

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen was about 10 years old when it died in captivity [0671]. Still, maximum longevity could be underestimated in this species.

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
3,400 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
59%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621930
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 30542
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