AnAge entry for Neotoma floridana

Classification (HAGRID: 02538)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Cricetidae
                    Genus: Neotoma
Species
Neotoma floridana
Common name
Eastern woodrat
Synonyms
Neotoma floridana floridana, Neotoma floridana smalli, Neotoma attwateri, Neotoma baileyi, Neotoma campestris, Neotoma floridana haematoreia, Neotoma floridana illinoensis, Neotoma floridana osagensis, Neotoma floridana rubida

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild, it is estimated that these animals live up to 3 years [0542]. One captive specimen lived for 8.6 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
95 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
33 days
Weaning
22 days
Litter size
3.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2.5
Inter-litter interval
83 days
Weight at birth
13.43 g
Weight at weaning
45.9 g
Adult weight
291 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0654 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
73%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180372
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 42409
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