AnAge entry for Hemibelideus lemuroides

Classification (HAGRID: 02207)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Diprotodontia
                Family: Pseudocheiridae
                    Genus: Hemibelideus
Species
Hemibelideus lemuroides
Common name
Lemuroid ringtail possum

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild these animals live over 4 years [0542]. One captive specimen lived for 5.4 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,040 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
38%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 609820
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 596256
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