AnAge entry for Molothrus aeneus

Classification (HAGRID: 00812)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Icteridae
                    Genus: Molothrus
Species
Molothrus aeneus
Common name
Bronzed cowbird
Synonyms
Tangavius aeneus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, though they have been reported to live up to 6 years [0427]. Considering the longevity of similar species, maximum longevity could be significantly underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
12 days
Clutch size
1 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
5.12 g
Adult weight
62.9 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 179116
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 84833
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