AnAge entry for Antechinus bellus

Classification (HAGRID: 02085)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen was still alive after 3.4 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
350 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
30 days
Weaning
96 days
Litter size
13 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
34 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
40%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552593
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 71384
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