AnAge entry for Macropus parma

Classification (HAGRID: 02964)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Diprotodontia
                Family: Macropodidae
                    Genus: Macropus
Species
Macropus parma
Common name
Parma wallaby

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
15.9 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

In the wild these animals live about 8 years [0542]. In captivity one specimen lived 15.9 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
424 days
Male sexual maturity
620 days
Gestation
34 days
Weaning
303 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.3
Inter-litter interval
213 days
Weight at birth
0.5067 g
Weight at weaning
754 g
Adult weight
4,250 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.01 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
90%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552736
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 413582
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