AnAge entry for Hemigalus derbyanus

Classification (HAGRID: 02717)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Viverridae
                    Genus: Hemigalus
Species
Hemigalus derbyanus
Common name
Banded palm civet

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born female was about 16 years old when she died in captivity, though she could have been older [0671]. Individuals in captivity aged 11 to 13 years lacked all teeth [0673].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
71 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
125 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,400 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
99%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 621979
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Taxonomy ID 94192
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