AnAge entry for Gallinula chloropus

Classification (HAGRID: 01437)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Gruiformes
                Family: Rallidae
                    Genus: Gallinula
Species
Gallinula chloropus
Common name
Common moorhen

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
18.6 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
19 days
Clutch size
9 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
2
Weight at hatching
11.3 g
Adult weight
392 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176284
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9123
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