AnAge entry for Alticola argentatus

Classification (HAGRID: 02504)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Cricetidae
                    Genus: Alticola
Species
Alticola argentatus
Common name
Silver mountain vole
Synonyms
Microtus argurus, Arvicola blanfordi, Alticola gracilis, Alticola longicauda, Alticola phasma, Arvicola severtzovi, Alticola villosa, Alticola worthingtoni, Alticola blanfordi lahulius, Alticola argentata rosanovi, Alticola argentata shnitnikovi, Alticola worthingtoni subluteus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen was still alive after 3.3 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
3.6 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2.5
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
37.7 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.6750 W
Body mass
37.7 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.017905 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632807
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 400184
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