AnAge entry for Lutreolina crassicaudata

Classification (HAGRID: 02928)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Didelphimorphia
                Family: Didelphidae
                    Genus: Lutreolina
Species
Lutreolina crassicaudata
Common name
Thick-tailed opossum

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In captivity, these animals live up to 2.9 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
14 days
Weaning
Litter size
8 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
370 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
24%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 35.8ºC or 96.4ºF
Basal metabolic rate
2.2650 W
Body mass
812.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002789 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552544
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 38620
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