AnAge entry for Mus minutoides

Classification (HAGRID: 02695)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Mus
Species
Mus minutoides
Common name
Mouse
Synonyms
Mus minimus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
4.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One captive specimen lived 4.3 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
60 days
Male sexual maturity
77 days
Gestation
20 days
Weaning
21 days
Litter size
4.3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
4
Inter-litter interval
31 days
Weight at birth
0.97 g
Weight at weaning
3.3 g
Adult weight
7.2 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0832 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
65%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 36.3ºC or 97.3ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.1290 W
Body mass
8.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.016125 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 585393
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 10105
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