AnAge entry for Elephantulus intufi

Classification (HAGRID: 02249)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Macroscelidea
                Family: Macroscelididae
                    Genus: Elephantulus
Species
Elephantulus intufi
Common name
Long-eared elephant shrew

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
9.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
335 days
Male sexual maturity
183 days
Gestation
52 days
Weaning
38 days
Litter size
1.6 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
67 days
Weight at birth
10 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
52 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
104%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 37.2ºC or 99.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.2900 W
Body mass
46.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.006237 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 584916
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 113276
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