AnAge entry for Lagopus leucura

Classification (HAGRID: 00583)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Galliformes
                Family: Phasianidae
                    Genus: Lagopus
Species
Lagopus leucura
Common name
White-tailed ptarmigan
Synonyms
Lagopus leucurus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
15 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these animals live about 5 years [0444].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
23 days
Clutch size
6 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
12.9 g
Adult weight
326 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 677541
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 30410
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