AnAge entry for Antechinus swainsonii

Classification (HAGRID: 02887)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
3.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
330 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
28 days
Weaning
94 days
Litter size
8 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
15 g
Adult weight
41 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
38%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 36.0ºC or 96.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.3510 W
Body mass
66.9 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.005247 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552601
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9284
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