AnAge entry for Mungotictis decemlineata

Classification (HAGRID: 01758)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Eupleridae
                    Genus: Mungotictis
Species
Mungotictis decemlineata
Common name
Narrow-striped mongoose

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals, but one wild born specimen was still alive in captivity when about 11.4 years of age [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
742 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
99 days
Weaning
39 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
50 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
700 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621878
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 205649
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