AnAge entry for Muntiacus muntjak

Classification (HAGRID: 02483)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Cervidae (Taxon entry)
                    Genus: Muntiacus
Species
Muntiacus muntjak
Common name
Indian muntjac

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived 18.8 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
272 days
Male sexual maturity
332 days
Gestation
210 days
Weaning
61 days
Litter size
1.17 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
241 days
Weight at birth
1,223 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
21,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
83%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625060
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9888
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