AnAge entry for Macrotis lagotis

Classification (HAGRID: 03067)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Peramelemorphia
                Family: Thylacomyidae
                    Genus: Macrotis
Species
Macrotis lagotis
Common name
Rabbit-bandicoot or bilby

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
150 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
17 days
Weaning
110 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
4
Inter-litter interval
175 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,300 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
65%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 35.0ºC or 95.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
2.4000 W
Body mass
1245.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001927 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552658
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 92651
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