AnAge entry for Hystrix sumatrae

Classification (HAGRID: 02646)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals. One captive specimen was still living after 13.3 years [0671].

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
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 584687
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