AnAge entry for Mesembriomys macrurus

Classification (HAGRID: 02689)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Mesembriomys
Species
Mesembriomys macrurus
Common name
Golden-backed tree rat
Synonyms
Hapalotis boweri

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
7.1 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
48 days
Weaning
50 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
268.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
61%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 585366
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 442659
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