AnAge entry for Cratogeomys castanops

Classification (HAGRID: 02607)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Geomyidae
                    Genus: Cratogeomys
Species
Cratogeomys castanops
Common name
Yellow-faced pocket gopher
Synonyms
Pappogeomys castanops

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals, but one wild captured animal reportedly lived 4.7 years [0001].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
310 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
4
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
6.07 g
Weight at weaning
100 g
Adult weight
270 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 900158
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 37441
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