AnAge entry for Isoodon obesulus

Classification (HAGRID: 02265)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Peramelemorphia
                Family: Peramelidae
                    Genus: Isoodon
Species
Isoodon obesulus
Common name
Southern brown bandicoot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen was at least 6.5 years old when it died [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
210 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
15 days
Weaning
62 days
Litter size
2.73 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2.2
Inter-litter interval
140 days
Weight at birth
0.35 g
Weight at weaning
125 g
Adult weight
700 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0135 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
48%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
307ºK or 33.9ºC or 93.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
1.2380 W
Body mass
717.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001727 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 552656
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 65612
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