AnAge entry for Baiomys taylori

Classification (HAGRID: 02508)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Cricetidae
                    Genus: Baiomys
Species
Baiomys taylori
Common name
Northern pygmy mouse
Synonyms
Peromyscus allex, Peromyscus paulus, Peromyscus taylori analogus, Baiomys taylori ater, Baiomys taylori canutus, Baiomys taylori fuliginatus, Peromyscus taylori subater

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
3.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 637
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these animals live about 5 months with the longest marked individual living 1.1 years. In captivity they may live up to 3.3 years [0637].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
44 days
Male sexual maturity
75 days
Gestation
20 days
Weaning
21 days
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
10
Inter-litter interval
24 days
Weight at birth
1.2 g
Weight at weaning
3.6 g
Adult weight
8 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0425 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
49%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 36.0ºC or 96.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.0950 W
Body mass
7.2 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.013194 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180368
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 56219
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