AnAge entry for Meriones persicus

Classification (HAGRID: 02683)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Meriones
Species
Meriones persicus
Common name
Persian jird
Synonyms
Meriones ambrosius, Meriones rossicus, Tatera suschkini, Meriones persicus baptistae, Meriones persicus gurganensis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
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
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
26 days
Weaning
19 days
Litter size
4.3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
100 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
60%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632982
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