AnAge entry for Apodemus agrarius

Classification (HAGRID: 02653)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Apodemus
Species
Apodemus agrarius
Common name
Striped field mouse
Synonyms
Mus harti, Mus ningpoensis, Mus rubens, Mus agrarius albostriatus, Apodemus agrarius caucasicus, Apodemus agrarius coreae, Apodemus agrarius gloveri, Apodemus agrarius insulaemus, Mus agrarius maculatus, Mus agrarius mantchuricus, Apodemus agrarius nikolskii, Apodemus agrarius ognevi, Apodemus agrarius pallidior, Apodemus agrarius septentrionalis, Apodemus agrarius tianschanicus, Apodemus agrarius volgensis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

It has been reported that these animals live up to 4 years in captivity [0542], which has not been verified. Record longevity in captivity is 2.2 years [0671]. Further studies are necessary to better estimate the maximum longevity of this species.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
76 days
Male sexual maturity
76 days
Gestation
22 days
Weaning
27 days
Litter size
5.7 (viviparous)
Litters per year
3.2
Inter-litter interval
20 days
Weight at birth
1.9 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
21.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.3730 W
Body mass
21.2 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.017594 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 585125
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 39030
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