AnAge entry for Monodelphis brevicaudata

Classification (HAGRID: 02935)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Didelphimorphia
                Family: Didelphidae
                    Genus: Monodelphis
Species
Monodelphis brevicaudata
Common name
Short bare-tailed opossum

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
180 days
Male sexual maturity
180 days
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
7 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.5
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
90 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
40%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
307ºK or 33.7ºC or 92.7ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.3660 W
Body mass
91.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004000 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552570
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 203680
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