AnAge entry for Dipodomys heermanni

Classification (HAGRID: 03347)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Heteromyidae
                    Genus: Dipodomys
Species
Dipodomys heermanni
Common name
Heermann's kangaroo rat
Synonyms
Perodipus streatori

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
8.3 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
31 days
Weaning
31 days
Litter size
3.1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
3.91 g
Weight at weaning
28.1 g
Adult weight
65 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
89%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.4080 W
Body mass
63.3 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.006445 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180239
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 10018
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