AnAge entry for Apus apus

Classification (HAGRID: 01141)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Apodiformes
                Family: Apodidae
                    Genus: Apus
Species
Apus apus
Common name
Swift

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

IMR
0.1/year
MRDT
5 years
Maximum longevity
21.1 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
37.6 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.262 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.4372 W
Body mass
44.9 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.009737 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 178010
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8895
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