AnAge entry for Coturnix coturnix

Classification (HAGRID: 01398)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
14.6 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
96.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.102 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.8910 W
Body mass
97.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.009186 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 553871
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9091
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