AnAge entry for Nyctereutes procyonoides

Classification (HAGRID: 02537)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Canidae
                    Genus: Nyctereutes
Species
Nyctereutes procyonoides
Common name
Raccoon dog

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In captivity, these animals can live up to 16.6 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
304 days
Male sexual maturity
304 days
Gestation
61 days
Weaning
47 days
Litter size
6 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
75 g
Weight at weaning
825 g
Adult weight
6,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
88%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 38.0ºC or 100.4ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 183821
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 34880
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