AnAge entry for Viverra civettina

Classification (HAGRID: 01923)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Viverridae
                    Genus: Viverra
Species
Viverra civettina
Common name
Malabar civet

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
15.4 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Tiny
Data quality
Questionable
Observations

These animals have been known to live at least 15.4 years in captivity [0671]. Considering the longevity of similar species and the fact few animals have been kept in captivity, it is possible that maximum longevity is underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
(viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
12,061 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
74%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 622002
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