AnAge entry for Gymnobelideus leadbeateri

Classification (HAGRID: 02984)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Diprotodontia
                Family: Petauridae
                    Genus: Gymnobelideus
Species
Gymnobelideus leadbeateri
Common name
Leadbeater's possum

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive animal was at least 14.1 years when it died [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
475 days
Male sexual maturity
464 days
Gestation
16 days
Weaning
115 days
Litter size
1.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
183 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
34 g
Adult weight
127 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
137%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 35.0ºC or 95.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.5740 W
Body mass
166.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003458 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 609838
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 38618
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