AnAge entry for Peromyscus polionotus

Classification (HAGRID: 03480)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Peromyscus
Species
Peromyscus polionotus
Common name
Oldfield mouse
Synonyms
Mus polionotus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived 5.5 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
28 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
24 days
Weaning
21 days
Litter size
3.8 (viviparous)
Litters per year
3
Inter-litter interval
25 days
Weight at birth
1.68 g
Weight at weaning
6.72 g
Adult weight
14 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0558 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
75%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.1200 W
Body mass
12.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.010000 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 180290
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 42413
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