AnAge entry for Lycalopex vetulus

Classification (HAGRID: 01737)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Canidae
                    Genus: Lycalopex
Species
Lycalopex vetulus
Common name
Hoary fox
Synonyms
Pseudalopex vetulus, Canis vetulus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
5,350 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
69%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 726275
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 68734
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