AnAge entry for Cynogale bennettii

Classification (HAGRID: 02710)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Viverridae
                    Genus: Cynogale
Species
Cynogale bennettii
Common name
Otter civet

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In captivity, these animals have lived for 5.2 years [0671], though given the longevity of similar species this appears considerably underestimated. More detailed studies are needed to determine the maximum longevity of this species.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
4,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621977
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 395839
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