AnAge entry for Caluromys derbianus

Classification (HAGRID: 02122)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Didelphimorphia
                Family: Didelphidae
                    Genus: Caluromys
Species
Caluromys derbianus
Common name
Central American woolly opossum

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
8.7 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One captive specimen was at least 8.7 years when it died [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
240 days
Male sexual maturity
240 days
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
330 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
73%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 35.0ºC or 95.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
1.1940 W
Body mass
342.7 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003484 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 552528
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Taxonomy ID 992409
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