AnAge entry for Alisterus scapularis

Classification (HAGRID: 01167)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Alisterus
Species
Alisterus scapularis
Common name
Australian king parrot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
26.6 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 669
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One specimen lived 26.6 years in captivity [0669]. In captivity, these animals have been known to breed from about 4 years of age [0979].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
232.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 177551
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 458117
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