AnAge entry for Plagiodontia aedium

Classification (HAGRID: 02489)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Capromyidae
                    Genus: Plagiodontia
Species
Plagiodontia aedium
Common name
Hispaniolan hutia

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
15.9 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
119 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
105.85 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,267 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0092 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
109%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 584881
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 1163663
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