AnAge entry for Gracilinanus agilis

Classification (HAGRID: 02927)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Didelphimorphia
                Family: Didelphidae
                    Genus: Gracilinanus
Species
Gracilinanus agilis
Common name
Paraguayan slender mouse opossum

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive animal was still alive at 6.1 years of age [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
12 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
22 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
77%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552538
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 191870
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