AnAge entry for Fulica americana

Classification (HAGRID: 01435)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Gruiformes
                Family: Rallidae
                    Genus: Fulica
Species
Fulica americana
Common name
American coot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
22.3 years (wild)
Source
ref. 577
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
23 days
Clutch size
10 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
2
Weight at hatching
20.5 g
Adult weight
450.8 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.06 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176292
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 81903
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