AnAge entry for Genetta maculata

Classification (HAGRID: 01915)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Viverridae
                    Genus: Genetta
Species
Genetta maculata
Common name
Panther genet

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 20 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
2.3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,225 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
125%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621993
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 205595
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