AnAge entry for Genetta tigrina

Classification (HAGRID: 02716)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Viverridae
                    Genus: Genetta
Species
Genetta tigrina
Common name
Large-spotted genet

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,461 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
70 days
Weaning
59 days
Litter size
2.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
304 days
Weight at birth
71.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,820 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
138%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 37.0ºC or 98.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
4.1890 W
Body mass
1699.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002466 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621996
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 220101
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