AnAge entry for Crocidura russula

Classification (HAGRID: 02848)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Soricomorpha
                Family: Soricidae
                    Genus: Crocidura
Species
Crocidura russula
Common name
White-toothed shrew

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Unverified reports, which appear plausible, suggest that these animals may live up to 4 years in captivity [0589].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
75 days
Male sexual maturity
75 days
Gestation
29 days
Weaning
23 days
Litter size
4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
3.5
Inter-litter interval
28 days
Weight at birth
0.945 g
Weight at weaning
7.7 g
Adult weight
11.6 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.146 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
56%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 34.7ºC or 94.5ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.1430 W
Body mass
10.8 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.013241 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 633672
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 36802
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