AnAge entry for Peromyscus eremicus

Classification (HAGRID: 03476)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
129 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
26 days
Weaning
25 days
Litter size
2.6 (viviparous)
Litters per year
3.5
Inter-litter interval
39 days
Weight at birth
2.33 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
25 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
92%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.6ºC or 97.9ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.1730 W
Body mass
21.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.008238 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180286
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 42410
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