AnAge entry for Neotoma cinerea

Classification (HAGRID: 03460)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Neotoma
Species
Neotoma cinerea
Common name
Bushy-tailed woodrat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one captive specimen lived for 5.8 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
353 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
30 days
Weaning
27 days
Litter size
3.68 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
30 days
Weight at birth
13.5 g
Weight at weaning
107 g
Adult weight
335.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0442 days-1 (from Gompertz function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
1.1520 W
Body mass
256.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004491 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180371
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 105147
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