AnAge entry for Neotoma lepida

Classification (HAGRID: 02539)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Cricetidae
                    Genus: Neotoma
Species
Neotoma lepida
Common name
Desert woodrat
Synonyms
Neotoma abbreviata, Neotoma arenacea, Neotoma bella, Neotoma californica, Neotoma desertorum, Neotoma insularis, Neotoma intermedia, Neotoma nevadensis, Neotoma nudicauda, Neotoma lepida aridicola, Neotoma lepida egressa, Neotoma bella felipensis, Neotoma intermedia gilva, Neotoma lepida grinnelli, Neotoma lepida latirostra, Neotoma lepida marcosensis, Neotoma lepida marshalli, Neotoma lepida molagrandis, Neotoma lepida monstrabilis, Neotoma intermedia notia, Neotoma intermedia perpallida, Neotoma lepida petricola, Neotoma intermedia pretiosa, Neotoma intermedia ravida, Neotoma lepida sanrafaeli, Neotoma desertorum sola, Neotoma intermedia vicina, Neotoma lepida intermedia

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 10.5 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
76 days
Male sexual maturity
76 days
Gestation
33 days
Weaning
31 days
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
3
Inter-litter interval
60 days
Weight at birth
8.45 g
Weight at weaning
35 g
Adult weight
236 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
93%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.8ºC or 98.2ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.4600 W
Body mass
112.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004089 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180374
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 56216
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