AnAge entry for Galerella pulverulenta

Classification (HAGRID: 01797)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Herpestidae
                    Genus: Galerella
Species
Galerella pulverulenta
Common name
Cape gray mongoose

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived 11.7 years in captivity [0671]. Maximum longevity could be underestimated, though.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
61 days
Weaning
58 days
Litter size
2.6 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
20.2 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
650 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
88%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 622009
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 55052
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