AnAge entry for Hydropotes inermis

Classification (HAGRID: 02478)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Cervidae (Taxon entry)
                    Genus: Hydropotes
Species
Hydropotes inermis
Common name
Chinese water deer

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
183 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
190 days
Weaning
Litter size
2.7 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
1,042 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
11,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
68%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 38.3ºC or 100.9ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625054
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9883
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