AnAge entry for Martes foina

Classification (HAGRID: 02635)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

The total gestation period, with implantation delay, varies between 76 and 289 days.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
548 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Gestation
30 days
Weaning
66 days
Litter size
3.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
30 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,700 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
119%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621941
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9659
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