AnAge entry for Jaculus orientalis

Classification (HAGRID: 02591)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Dipodidae
                    Genus: Jaculus
Species
Jaculus orientalis
Common name
Greater Egyptian jerboa
Synonyms
Dipus bipes, Dipus gerboa, Dipus locusta, Dipus mauritanicus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived 5.5 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
35 days
Weaning
Litter size
2.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
134 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
53%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 37.0ºC or 98.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.7750 W
Body mass
139.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.005576 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 609759
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 48868
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