AnAge entry for Echymipera rufescens

Classification (HAGRID: 02262)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Peramelemorphia
                Family: Peramelidae
                    Genus: Echymipera
Species
Echymipera rufescens
Common name
Long-nosed echymipera

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
3.1 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
Weaning
Litter size
2.2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,250 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
21%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 34.9ºC or 94.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
2.2550 W
Body mass
886.6 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002543 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552668
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 65611
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