AnAge entry for Dipodomys agilis

Classification (HAGRID: 02624)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Heteromyidae
                    Genus: Dipodomys
Species
Dipodomys agilis
Common name
Agile kangaroo rat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, though they have been reported to live up to 6.2 years [0520].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
2.6 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
61 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 37.0ºC or 98.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.3550 W
Body mass
60.6 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.005858 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180233
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 50722
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