AnAge entry for Parascalops breweri

Classification (HAGRID: 03668)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Soricomorpha
                Family: Talpidae
                    Genus: Parascalops
Species
Parascalops breweri
Common name
Hairy-tailed mole

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

It has been estimated that these animals live up to 5 years in the wild [0542]. Without more detailed studies, however, their maximum longevity must be classified as unknown.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
300 days
Male sexual maturity
300 days
Gestation
35 days
Weaning
30 days
Litter size
4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
10.1 g
Weight at weaning
34.8 g
Adult weight
62.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 179977
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 94437
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