AnAge entry for Herpestes javanicus

Classification (HAGRID: 02601)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Herpestidae
                    Genus: Herpestes
Species
Herpestes javanicus
Common name
Javan mongoose
Synonyms
Herpestes auropunctatus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One animal at Gdansk Zoo lived for 16.6 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
301 days
Male sexual maturity
122 days
Gestation
49 days
Weaning
50 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
151 days
Weight at birth
25.92 g
Weight at weaning
275 g
Adult weight
800 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
122%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
313ºK or 39.8ºC or 103.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
2.2480 W
Body mass
611.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003679 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552467
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 140016
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