AnAge entry for Hydrictis maculicollis

Classification (HAGRID: 01828)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Mustelidae
                    Genus: Hydrictis
Species
Hydrictis maculicollis
Common name
Spotted-necked otter
Synonyms
Lutra maculicollis, Hydrictis maculicollis maculicollis, Hydrictis maculicollis nilotica, Hydrictis maculicollis matschiei, Hydrictis maculicollis chobiensis, Hydrictis maculicollis kivuana

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived 22.9 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
61 days
Weaning
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
4,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
131%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 622024
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Taxonomy ID 452641
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