AnAge entry for Crocidura flavescens

Classification (HAGRID: 02846)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Soricomorpha
                Family: Soricidae
                    Genus: Crocidura
Species
Crocidura flavescens
Common name
Greater red musk shrew

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
2.2 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 589
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One anecdotal report, which appears plausible, suggests that these animals may live up to 2.2 years in captivity [0589].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
25 days
Weaning
Litter size
3.3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
2.26 g
Weight at weaning
20.7 g
Adult weight
45 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
25%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.2480 W
Body mass
33.2 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.007470 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 633587
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 214442
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