AnAge entry for Acomys wilsoni

Classification (HAGRID: 02652)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Acomys
Species
Acomys wilsoni
Common name
Wilson's spiny mouse
Synonyms
Acomys ablutus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
39 days
Weaning
Litter size
2.3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
3.5
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
3.49 g
Weight at weaning
10 g
Adult weight
20 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
72%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 585112
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 37436
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