AnAge entry for Dicrostonyx groenlandicus

Classification (HAGRID: 03404)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Dicrostonyx
Species
Dicrostonyx groenlandicus
Common name
Collared lemming

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
3.3 years
Source
ref. 434
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

These animals can live up to 3.3 years [0434].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
40 days
Male sexual maturity
85 days
Gestation
20 days
Weaning
16 days
Litter size
3.4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
8.5
Inter-litter interval
26 days
Weight at birth
4.35 g
Weight at weaning
23 g
Adult weight
66 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0402 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
35%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
312ºK or 38.4ºC or 101.1ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.4590 W
Body mass
56.8 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.008081 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180328
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 85953
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