AnAge entry for Peromyscus californicus

Classification (HAGRID: 03474)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Peromyscus
Species
Peromyscus californicus
Common name
California mouse

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived 5.5 years in captivity until it escaped [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
46 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
30 days
Weaning
30 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
4.6
Inter-litter interval
24 days
Weight at birth
4.46 g
Weight at weaning
18.6 g
Adult weight
42 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
63%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.4ºC or 97.5ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.2670 W
Body mass
47.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.005681 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180283
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 42520
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