AnAge entry for Hemiechinus auritus

Classification (HAGRID: 03018)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Erinaceomorpha
                Family: Erinaceidae
                    Genus: Hemiechinus
Species
Hemiechinus auritus
Common name
Long-eared desert hedgehog

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
213 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
39 days
Weaning
36 days
Litter size
4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
10 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
342 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
63%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
307ºK or 33.8ºC or 92.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.8450 W
Body mass
398.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002120 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 633542
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 217708
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