AnAge entry for Perameles gunnii

Classification (HAGRID: 02267)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Peramelemorphia
                Family: Peramelidae
                    Genus: Perameles
Species
Perameles gunnii
Common name
Eastern barred bandicoot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
6.1 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
91 days
Male sexual maturity
152 days
Gestation
12 days
Weaning
60 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
3.8
Inter-litter interval
65 days
Weight at birth
0.25 g
Weight at weaning
136.7 g
Adult weight
766 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0142 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
45%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 35.2ºC or 95.4ºF
Basal metabolic rate
1.9020 W
Body mass
695.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002737 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552662
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 37737
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