AnAge entry for Vormela peregusna

Classification (HAGRID: 01858)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Mustelidae
                    Genus: Vormela
Species
Vormela peregusna
Common name
Marbled polecat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 8.8 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
91 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
61 days
Weaning
30 days
Litter size
5.76 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
542.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
68%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 621958
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 300627
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