AnAge entry for Makalata didelphoides

Classification (HAGRID: 02597)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Echimyidae
                    Genus: Makalata
Species
Makalata didelphoides
Common name
Red-nosed armored tree-rat
Synonyms
Makalata armata, Mesomys didelphoides

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

One captive animal lived for 3.1 years [0434]. Still, there have been few longevity studies in this species and so maximum longevity must be classified as unknown.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1.33 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
276 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 825347
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 30622
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