AnAge entry for Erinaceus concolor

Classification (HAGRID: 02219)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Erinaceomorpha
                Family: Erinaceidae
                    Genus: Erinaceus
Species
Erinaceus concolor
Common name
Eastern European hedgehog

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived for 7 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
213 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
35 days
Weaning
Litter size
4.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.5
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
22 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
719 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
52%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 35.2ºC or 95.4ºF
Basal metabolic rate
1.9370 W
Body mass
822.7 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002354 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 633539
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 37316
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