AnAge entry for Martes martes

Classification (HAGRID: 02636)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Mustelidae
                    Genus: Martes
Species
Martes martes
Common name
European pine 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, including the delayed implantation time, can take between 94 and 291 days. One captive specimen lived 18.2 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
456 days
Male sexual maturity
426 days
Gestation
28 days
Weaning
59 days
Litter size
4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
30 g
Weight at weaning
680 g
Adult weight
1,300 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
124%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 37.0ºC or 98.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
4.0000 W
Body mass
920.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004348 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621943
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 29065
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