AnAge entry for Ctenodactylus gundi

Classification (HAGRID: 02570)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Ctenodactylidae
                    Genus: Ctenodactylus
Species
Ctenodactylus gundi
Common name
Gundi
Synonyms
Ctenodactylus massonii

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Although longevity has not been studied in detail in these North African animals, one captive specimen lived for 5.8 years [0671]. Maximum longevity could be underestimated, though.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
319 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
74 days
Weaning
Litter size
1.9 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
70 days
Weight at birth
29.9 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
288.8 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
49%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 573199
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 10166
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