AnAge entry for Cannomys badius

Classification (HAGRID: 02828)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Spalacidae
                    Genus: Cannomys
Species
Cannomys badius
Common name
Lesser bamboo rat
Synonyms
Rhizomys castaneus, Rhizomys minor, Cannomys pater, Cannomys minor l?nnbergi, Cannomys badius plumbescens

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen was still alive after 4.8 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
42 days
Weaning
61 days
Litter size
1.8 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
7 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
650 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0145 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
36%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 36.0ºC or 96.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.9600 W
Body mass
344.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002791 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632757
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 1392512
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