AnAge entry for Passer moabiticus

Classification (HAGRID: 00936)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Passeridae
                    Genus: Passer
Species
Passer moabiticus
Common name
Dead Sea sparrow

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, though they have been reported to live up to 7.2 years in the wild [0450]. Considering the longevity of similar species, maximum longevity could be significantly underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
16.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 561885
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