AnAge entry for Lagurus lagurus

Classification (HAGRID: 02516)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Cricetidae
                    Genus: Lagurus
Species
Lagurus lagurus
Common name
Steppe lemming
Synonyms
Lagurus migratorius, Lagurus lagurus abacanicus, Lagurus lagurus altorum, Lagurus lagurus occidentalis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
38 days
Male sexual maturity
44 days
Gestation
20 days
Weaning
21 days
Litter size
4.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
5
Inter-litter interval
25 days
Weight at birth
1.35 g
Weight at weaning
5.8 g
Adult weight
20.3 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
49%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632849
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 175522
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