AnAge entry for Macropus bernardus

Classification (HAGRID: 02162)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

This is the smallest wallaroo [0434].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
17,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
54%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552729
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