AnAge entry for Dendromus melanotis

Classification (HAGRID: 02734)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Nesomyidae
                    Genus: Dendromus
Species
Dendromus melanotis
Common name
Gray climbing mouse
Synonyms
Dendromus arenarius, Dendromus concinnus, Dendromus exoneratus, Dendromys nigrifrons, Dendromus spectabilis, Dendromys subtilis, Dendromus melanotis basuticus, Dendromus melanotis capensis, Dendromus melanotis chiversi, Poemys melanotis insignis, Dendromus melanotis pretoriae, Dendromus nigrifrons shortridgei, Dendromus melanotis thorntoni, Dendromus nigrifrons vulturnus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
25 days
Weaning
Litter size
4.6 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
7.4 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
63%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 632706
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