AnAge entry for Chrysolophus pictus

Classification (HAGRID: 00573)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Galliformes
                Family: Phasianidae
                    Genus: Chrysolophus
Species
Chrysolophus pictus
Common name
Golden pheasant

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
13.4 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 986
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Questionable
Observations

In captivity, these animals have been known to live up to 13.4 years [0986]. Anecdotal reports, which seem plausible, suggest they can live up to 20 years.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Gestation
22 days
Clutch or litter size
10
Breedings per year
Weight at birth
Adult weight
625 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176100
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9089
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