AnAge entry for Euphractus sexcinctus

Classification (HAGRID: 02875)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cingulata
                Family: Dasypodidae
                    Genus: Euphractus
Species
Euphractus sexcinctus
Common name
Six-banded armadillo

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
274 days
Male sexual maturity
274 days
Gestation
68 days
Weaning
28 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
105 g
Weight at weaning
420 g
Adult weight
4,850 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
123%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
307ºK or 34.2ºC or 93.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
6.9010 W
Body mass
8190.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.000843 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 624903
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 143300
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