AnAge entry for Lagopus muta

Classification (HAGRID: 00584)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Galliformes
                Family: Phasianidae
                    Genus: Lagopus
Species
Lagopus muta
Common name
Rock ptarmigan
Synonyms
Lagopus mutus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but they have been reported to live up to 6.1 years in the wild [0450]. Considering the longevity of similar species, maximum longevity could be significantly underestimated and is thus classified as unknown.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
535.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 677542
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 64668
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