AnAge entry for Eliomys melanurus

Classification (HAGRID: 02614)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Gliridae
                    Genus: Eliomys
Species
Eliomys melanurus
Common name
Asian garden dormouse
Synonyms
Eliomys cyrenaicus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
6.2 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
25 days
Weaning
Litter size
5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
122.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
60%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 584969
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 221695
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