AnAge entry for Echymipera kalubu

Classification (HAGRID: 03058)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Peramelemorphia
                Family: Peramelidae
                    Genus: Echymipera
Species
Echymipera kalubu
Common name
New Guinea spiny bandicoot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals, but one captive specimen lived for 2.7 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
13 days
Weaning
Litter size
2.1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
120 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
650 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 35.0ºC or 95.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
Not yet available

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552667
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 42733
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