AnAge entry for Paradoxurus hermaphroditus

Classification (HAGRID: 02719)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Viverridae
                    Genus: Paradoxurus
Species
Paradoxurus hermaphroditus
Common name
Common palm civet

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived for 24.5 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
341 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
60 days
Weaning
Litter size
3.4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
182 days
Weight at birth
88.65 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
3,100 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0087 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
146%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.5ºC or 97.7ºF
Basal metabolic rate
5.5340 W
Body mass
3282.6 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001686 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 621985
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 71117
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