AnAge entry for Eira barbara

Classification (HAGRID: 02621)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Mustelidae
                    Genus: Eira
Species
Eira barbara
Common name
Tayra

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Little is known about reproduction in this species and age at sexual maturity is based on few studies [0610].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
700 days
Male sexual maturity
183 days
Gestation
66 days
Weaning
75 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
83 g
Weight at weaning
1,708 g
Adult weight
4,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0159 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
126%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
312ºK or 38.4ºC or 101.1ºF
Basal metabolic rate
6.8110 W
Body mass
2950.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002309 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621934
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 204263
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