AnAge entry for Hemicentetes semispinosus

Classification (HAGRID: 02342)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Afrosoricida
                Family: Tenrecidae
                    Genus: Hemicentetes
Species
Hemicentetes semispinosus
Common name
Streaked tenrec

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived 2.7 years [0671]. Maximum lifespan may be significantly underestimated and further studies are necessary.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
35 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
59 days
Weaning
21 days
Litter size
4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
11.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
180 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
24%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 35.0ºC or 95.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.3800 W
Body mass
116.4 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003265 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 633513
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 319813
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