AnAge entry for Mystromys albicaudatus

Classification (HAGRID: 02737)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Nesomyidae
                    Genus: Mystromys
Species
Mystromys albicaudatus
Common name
White-tailed mouse
Synonyms
Mystromys albipes, Mystromys albicaudatus fumosus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived 6.3 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
109 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
38 days
Weaning
32 days
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
36 days
Weight at birth
6.5 g
Weight at weaning
40 g
Adult weight
106 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
63%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
306ºK or 33.0ºC or 91.4ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.7070 W
Body mass
93.8 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.007537 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 632756
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 56239
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