AnAge entry for Ningaui ridei

Classification (HAGRID: 02098)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Dasyuromorphia
                Family: Dasyuridae
                    Genus: Ningaui
Species
Ningaui ridei
Common name
Wongai ningaui

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

These animals are expected to live 2 years in the wild. The lack of detailed longevity studies, however, means maximum longevity is unknown.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
290 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
14 days
Weaning
91 days
Litter size
6 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
0.005 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
8.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552616
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 32553
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