AnAge entry for Tolypeutes tricinctus

Classification (HAGRID: 02081)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cingulata
                Family: Dasypodidae
                    Genus: Tolypeutes
Species
Tolypeutes tricinctus
Common name
Brazilian three-banded armadillo

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

These animals are expected to live up to 17 years [0434]. Because only a few of these animals have been kept in captivity, though, their maximum longevity could be underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,200 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 624906
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 183750
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