AnAge entry for Deroptyus accipitrinus

Classification (HAGRID: 01237)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Deroptyus
Species
Deroptyus accipitrinus
Common name
Red-fan parrot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
21.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 575
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One specimen lived for 21.8 years in captivity [0575]. Another specimen was still alive after 21.6 years in captivity [0669]. It has been reported that these animals can live up to 38.2 years in captivity [0979], but this has not been verified; the same study reported that these animals can breed from about 5 years of age in captivity.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
246 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 177811
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 51904
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