AnAge entry for Dromiciops gliroides

Classification (HAGRID: 03053)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Microbiotheria
                Family: Microbiotheriidae
                    Genus: Dromiciops
Species
Dromiciops gliroides
Common name
Monito del monte

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals but they live at least 3 years, probably longer.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
24.05 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 35.2ºC or 95.3ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552590
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 33562
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