AnAge entry for Neophema pulchella

Classification (HAGRID: 01266)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Neophema
Species
Neophema pulchella
Common name
Turquoise parrot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived for 21 years in captivity [0669]. In captivity, these animals have been known to breed from about 1 year of age [0979].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
41.4 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 177592
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Taxonomy ID 678582
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