AnAge entry for Cuniculus taczanowskii

Classification (HAGRID: 03304)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Cuniculidae
                    Genus: Cuniculus
Species
Cuniculus taczanowskii
Common name
Mountain paca
Synonyms
Agouti taczanowskii, Cuniculus sierrae

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived at least 18.9 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
9,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
96%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 825308
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 143288
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