AnAge entry for Dinomys branickii

Classification (HAGRID: 02585)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Dinomyidae
                    Genus: Dinomys
Species
Dinomys branickii
Common name
Pacarana

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived for 12.8 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
253 days
Weaning
15 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
900 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
12,250 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
62%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 584709
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 108858
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