AnAge entry for Dasyprocta punctata

Classification (HAGRID: 03311)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Dasyproctidae
                    Genus: Dasyprocta
Species
Dasyprocta punctata
Common name
Central American agouti

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
13.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
487 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
112 days
Weaning
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
127 days
Weight at birth
227 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,150 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
87%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 584734
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 34846
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