AnAge entry for Microtus longicaudus

Classification (HAGRID: 03442)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Microtus
Species
Microtus longicaudus
Common name
Long-tailed vole

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In the wild, these animals rarely live more than a year. Two females have been reported to live 1.1 years [0619]. Maximum longevity is unknown.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
5.22 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.9
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
36.7 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 38.0ºC or 100.4ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.3830 W
Body mass
32.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.011785 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180299
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 98314
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