AnAge entry for Pectinator spekei

Classification (HAGRID: 02571)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Ctenodactylidae
                    Genus: Pectinator
Species
Pectinator spekei
Common name
Speke's pectinator
Synonyms
Pectinator spekei meridionalis, Pectinator spekei legerae

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about these animals, but it is estimated that they may live up to 10 years in captivity [0573]. One female lived 4 years in captivity [0434].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1.2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
178 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0111 days-1 (from Gompertz function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 573203
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