AnAge entry for Peromyscus maniculatus

Classification (HAGRID: 03479)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
8.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 434
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, most animals probably live less than 2 years but in the laboratory may live up to 8.3 years [0434].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
49 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
24 days
Weaning
22 days
Litter size
5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
3
Inter-litter interval
27 days
Weight at birth
2 g
Weight at weaning
9.2 g
Adult weight
20.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0643 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
107%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.6ºC or 97.9ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.2190 W
Body mass
20.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.010683 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180276
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 10042
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