AnAge entry for Myiopsitta monachus

Classification (HAGRID: 02085)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Myiopsitta
Species
Myiopsitta monachus
Common name
Quaker parakeet

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
22.1 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 669
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One specimen lived 22.1 years in captivity [0669].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
31 days
Clutch size
7 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
2
Weight at hatching
4.76 g
Adult weight
81.7 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.244 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.5189 W
Body mass
80.4 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.006454 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 177723
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 176066
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