AnAge entry for Anas americana

Classification (HAGRID: 01077)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Anas
Species
Anas americana
Common name
American wigeon
Synonyms
Mareca americana

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
21.3 years (wild)
Source
ref. 576
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
23 days
Clutch size
9 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
24 g
Adult weight
793.8 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175094
Animal Diversity Web
ADW account
Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 75832
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