AnAge entry for Hydromys chrysogaster

Classification (HAGRID: 03414)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Hydromys
Species
Hydromys chrysogaster
Common name
Golden-bellied water rat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
163 days
Male sexual maturity
135 days
Gestation
36 days
Weaning
30 days
Litter size
3.8 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2.1
Inter-litter interval
60 days
Weight at birth
24.39 g
Weight at weaning
150 g
Adult weight
850 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0167 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
53%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.6ºC or 97.9ºF
Basal metabolic rate
2.9700 W
Body mass
900.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003300 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 585251
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 160448
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