AnAge entry for Neotoma albigula

Classification (HAGRID: 02536)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Cricetidae
                    Genus: Neotoma
Species
Neotoma albigula
Common name
White-throated woodrat
Synonyms
Neotoma cumulator, Neotoma venusta, Neotoma intermedia angusticeps, Neotoma albigula brevicauda, Neotoma desertorum grandis, Neotoma albigula laplataensis, Neotoma albigula mearnsi, Neotoma intermedia melanura, Neotoma albigula seri, Neotoma albigula sheldoni

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived for 9.5 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
84 days
Male sexual maturity
101 days
Gestation
29 days
Weaning
43 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
49 days
Weight at birth
11.5 g
Weight at weaning
103.3 g
Adult weight
209 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
85%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 36.0ºC or 96.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.7350 W
Body mass
177.6 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004139 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180370
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 42408
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