AnAge entry for Coturnix japonica

Classification (HAGRID: 01399)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

IMR
0.07/year
MRDT
1.2 years
Maximum longevity
6 years
Source
Multiple references, please see bibliography below
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

The Japanese quail displays a well-defined ageing process. Signs of ageing are visible at little over one year of age. In the wild, these animals generally live 2-3 years [0028].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
63 days
Male sexual maturity
52 days
Incubation
17 days
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
115 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.111 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176013
Animal Diversity Web
ADW account
Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 93934
Entrez
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Ageing Literature
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