AnAge entry for Perognathus flavus

Classification (HAGRID: 02635)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Heteromyidae
                    Genus: Perognathus
Species
Perognathus flavus
Common name
Silky pocket mouse

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but they have been known to live up to 4.9 years [0520].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
26 days
Weaning
30 days
Litter size
4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
8 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 34.6ºC or 94.3ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.0970 W
Body mass
8.3 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.011687 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180262
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 37443
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