AnAge entry for Dromaius novaehollandiae

Classification (HAGRID: 00353)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Casuariiformes
                Family: Dromaiidae
                    Genus: Dromaius
Species
Dromaius novaehollandiae
Common name
Emu
Synonyms
Dromaius ater, Dromaius novaehollandiae rothschildi

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
16.6 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
38,925 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174385
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8790
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