AnAge entry for Caluromys philander

Classification (HAGRID: 02920)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Didelphimorphia
                Family: Didelphidae
                    Genus: Caluromys
Species
Caluromys philander
Common name
Woolly opossum

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen was still alive after 8.9 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
304 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
24 days
Weaning
100 days
Litter size
4.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
166 days
Weight at birth
0.2 g
Weight at weaning
11 g
Adult weight
350 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
74%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 552530
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 70610
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