AnAge entry for Solenodon cubanus

Classification (HAGRID: 03638)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Soricomorpha
                Family: Solenodontidae
                    Genus: Solenodon
Species
Solenodon cubanus
Common name
Cuban solenodon

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

These animals are expected to live up to 6.5 years [0434]. Given the longevity of similar species, it is likely maximum longevity is underestimated and further studies are necessary.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
3
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 633481
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 264759
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