AnAge entry for Calomyscus mystax

Classification (HAGRID: 02485)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Calomyscidae
                    Genus: Calomyscus
Species
Calomyscus mystax
Common name
Afghan mouse-like hamster

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen was still alive after more than 5.4 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
20.4 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632753
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 109677
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