AnAge entry for Elephantulus rozeti

Classification (HAGRID: 03047)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Macroscelidea
                Family: Macroscelididae
                    Genus: Elephantulus
Species
Elephantulus rozeti
Common name
North African elephant shrew

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
7.2 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One captive specimen lived for 7.2 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
76 days
Weaning
Litter size
2.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
48 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
81%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 37.1ºC or 98.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.2880 W
Body mass
49.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.005878 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 584919
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 237658
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