AnAge entry for Neomys anomalus

Classification (HAGRID: 02852)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Soricomorpha
                Family: Soricidae
                    Genus: Neomys
Species
Neomys anomalus
Common name
Southern water shrew

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but they have been estimated to live up to 2 years in the wild [0542].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
106 days
Male sexual maturity
106 days
Gestation
26 days
Weaning
29 days
Litter size
7 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
0.565 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
15 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 35.0ºC or 95.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.3730 W
Body mass
13.1 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.028473 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 633775
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 52814
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