AnAge entry for Marmosa murina

Classification (HAGRID: 02133)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Didelphimorphia
                Family: Didelphidae
                    Genus: Marmosa
Species
Marmosa murina
Common name
Murine mouse opossum

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived 3.6 years [0671], though maximum longevity could be underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
13 days
Weaning
62 days
Litter size
8.4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
0.09 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
26 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
44%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552549
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 126295
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