AnAge entry for Viverricula indica

Classification (HAGRID: 01926)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Viverridae
                    Genus: Viverricula
Species
Viverricula indica
Common name
Small Indian civet

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals. One wild born specimen was about 13-14 years old when it died in captivity [0671]. Maximum longevity may be underestimated, though, and further studies are necessary.

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 728007
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 94196
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