AnAge entry for Notomys alexis

Classification (HAGRID: 02699)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Notomys
Species
Notomys alexis
Common name
Spinifex hopping mouse
Synonyms
Notomys alexis everardensis, Notomys alexis reginae

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived at least 6.4 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
75 days
Male sexual maturity
75 days
Gestation
35 days
Weaning
30 days
Litter size
3.9 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
33 days
Weight at birth
2.83 g
Weight at weaning
12.5 g
Adult weight
35 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0326 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
76%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 38.0ºC or 100.4ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.2520 W
Body mass
32.3 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.007802 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 585438
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Taxonomy ID 184396
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