AnAge entry for Allactaga major

Classification (HAGRID: 02588)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Dipodidae
                    Genus: Allactaga
Species
Allactaga major
Common name
Great jerboa
Synonyms
Dipus aulacotis, Dipus decumanus, Mus jaculus, Dipus spiculum, Dipus vexillarius, Allactaga jaculus macrotis, Allactaga jaculus brachyotis, Allactaga saliens chachlovi, Allactaga jaculus fuscus, Allactaga jaculus intermedius, Allactaga major djetysuensis, Allactaga saliens hochlovi

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 7 years old when it died in captivity [0671]. These animals do not appear to mate until the year after they are born [0434].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
350 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
58%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 609739
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 233182
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