AnAge entry for Solenodon paradoxus

Classification (HAGRID: 03639)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen was estimated to be 12.1 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
50 days
Weaning
75 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
100 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
86%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 633483
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 79805
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