AnAge entry for Dipodomys nitratoides

Classification (HAGRID: 02628)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one captive specimen lived 7 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
88 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
34 days
Weaning
27 days
Litter size
2.3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
3.18 g
Weight at weaning
20 g
Adult weight
35.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.2040 W
Body mass
37.8 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.005397 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180243
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 323374
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