AnAge entry for Lycalopex griseus

Classification (HAGRID: 01734)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Canidae
                    Genus: Lycalopex
Species
Lycalopex griseus
Common name
Argentinian gray fox
Synonyms
Pseudalopex griseus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive animal lived 10.9 years [0671]. Nonetheless, the maximum longevity of this species could be underestimated. Some authors consider this species a subspecies of the South American fox (Lycalopex gymnocercus).

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
56 days
Weaning
Litter size
4.2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
3,990 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
62%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 726272
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Taxonomy ID 68737
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