AnAge entry for Meriones crassus

Classification (HAGRID: 03425)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Meriones
Species
Meriones crassus
Common name
Sundevall's jird

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
61 days
Male sexual maturity
82 days
Gestation
22 days
Weaning
20 days
Litter size
4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
67 days
Weight at birth
3.35 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
35 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0366 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
66%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632978
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 298887
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