AnAge entry for Hystrix pumila

Classification (HAGRID: 02645)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Hystricidae
                    Genus: Hystrix
Species
Hystrix pumila
Common name
Indonesian porcupine

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

One captive individual lived 9.5 years [0434]. Considering the longevity of similar species, it is likely that maximum longevity is underestimated and more detailed studies are needed.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
112 days
Weaning
Litter size
(viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,740 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 584686
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