AnAge entry for Macropus antilopinus

Classification (HAGRID: 02161)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Diprotodontia
                Family: Macropodidae
                    Genus: Macropus
Species
Macropus antilopinus
Common name
Antilopine wallaroo

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild these animals live over 16 years [0542]. One specimen lived 19.8 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
802 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
34 days
Weaning
426 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
270 days
Weight at birth
0.703 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
49,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
77%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 552728
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9314
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