AnAge entry for Antechinus agilis

Classification (HAGRID: 02084)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Dasyuromorphia
                Family: Dasyuridae
                    Genus: Antechinus
Species
Antechinus agilis
Common name
Agile antechinus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

This species is now recognized as a separate species from the brown antechinus (Antechinus stuartii). One animal was at least 4.7 years when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
330 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
27 days
Weaning
90 days
Litter size
10 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
10 g
Adult weight
18 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
61%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 709389
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 400481
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