AnAge entry for Coturnix chinensis

Classification (HAGRID: 00574)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Galliformes
                Family: Phasianidae
                    Genus: Coturnix
Species
Coturnix chinensis
Common name
King quail

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
5 years
Source
ref. 952
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Questionable
Observations

These animals have been estimated to live up to 5 years [0952], though detailed ageing studies are lacking.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
45 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176009
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 46218
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