AnAge entry for Mus caroli

Classification (HAGRID: 02693)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Mus
Species
Mus caroli
Common name
Ryukyu mouse
Synonyms
Mus formosanus, Mus kurilensis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen lived 3.3 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 585379
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 10089
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