AnAge entry for Martes americana

Classification (HAGRID: 02633)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Mustelidae
                    Genus: Martes
Species
Martes americana
Common name
American marten

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Including the pre-implantation time, the total gestation time can take between 180 and 274 days. Record longevity in captivity is 17.8 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Gestation
28 days
Weaning
46 days
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
30 g
Weight at weaning
392 g
Adult weight
884 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
129%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 38.0ºC or 100.4ºF
Basal metabolic rate
3.5790 W
Body mass
966.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003703 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180559
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9660
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