AnAge entry for Didelphis albiventris

Classification (HAGRID: 02923)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Didelphimorphia
                Family: Didelphidae
                    Genus: Didelphis
Species
Didelphis albiventris
Common name
White-eared opossum

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

The longevity of these animals is unknown, though they have been known to live for 1.7 years [0522].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Gestation
12 days
Weaning
117 days
Litter size
5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
260 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
904 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552534
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 42716
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