AnAge entry for Perognathus parvus

Classification (HAGRID: 02638)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived 5.8 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
100 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
24 days
Weaning
23 days
Litter size
4.8 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.6
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
1.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
20.1 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
75%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.1600 W
Body mass
19.2 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.008333 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180269
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 38671
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