AnAge entry for Zaedyus pichiy

Classification (HAGRID: 02879)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cingulata
                Family: Dasypodidae
                    Genus: Zaedyus
Species
Zaedyus pichiy
Common name
Pichi

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
12.5 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
320 days
Male sexual maturity
320 days
Gestation
60 days
Weaning
42 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
105 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
83%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 35.2ºC or 95.4ºF
Basal metabolic rate
2.1920 W
Body mass
1740.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001260 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 624907
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 183747
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