AnAge entry for Hyemoschus aquaticus

Classification (HAGRID: 02516)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Tragulidae
                    Genus: Hyemoschus
Species
Hyemoschus aquaticus
Common name
Water chevrotain

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals. It has been suggested that they live up to 14 years in the wild [0573].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
403 days
Male sexual maturity
403 days
Gestation
175 days
Weaning
180 days
Litter size
1.25 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
11,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 625032
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 666915
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