AnAge entry for Dasyurus viverrinus

Classification (HAGRID: 02894)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Dasyuromorphia
                Family: Dasyuridae
                    Genus: Dasyurus
Species
Dasyurus viverrinus
Common name
Quoll

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
6.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
335 days
Male sexual maturity
335 days
Gestation
20 days
Weaning
168 days
Litter size
6 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
0.02 g
Weight at weaning
600 g
Adult weight
1,090 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
47%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 35.9ºC or 96.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
2.2600 W
Body mass
945.3 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002391 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552611
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9279
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