AnAge entry for Gerbillus perpallidus

Classification (HAGRID: 02671)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Gerbillus
Species
Gerbillus perpallidus
Common name
Pale gerbil

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
20 days
Weaning
Litter size
4.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
2.24 g
Weight at weaning
17.2 g
Adult weight
50 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
61%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.2610 W
Body mass
56.3 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004636 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632958
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 522528
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