AnAge entry for Crossarchus obscurus

Classification (HAGRID: 02593)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Herpestidae
                    Genus: Crossarchus
Species
Crossarchus obscurus
Common name
Long-nosed cusimanse

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In captivity, these animals have been known to live up to 13.3 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
274 days
Male sexual maturity
274 days
Gestation
58 days
Weaning
23 days
Litter size
4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2.5
Inter-litter interval
122 days
Weight at birth
9.8 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
790 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
98%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 621886
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 71111
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