AnAge entry for Parantechinus apicalis

Classification (HAGRID: 02897)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Dasyuromorphia
                Family: Dasyuridae
                    Genus: Parantechinus
Species
Parantechinus apicalis
Common name
Speckled marsupial mouse
Synonyms
Antechinus apicalis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

These animals are expected to live more than 3 years in the wild [0542]. One specimen lived 5.5 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
315 days
Male sexual maturity
315 days
Gestation
48 days
Weaning
122 days
Litter size
8 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
70 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
58%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 552619
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9291
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