AnAge entry for Peromyscus truei

Classification (HAGRID: 03481)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived at least 5.4 years in captivity [0671]. They also appear to be able to reproduce up to 5.2 years of age (Steven Austad, pers. comm.).

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
50 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
26 days
Weaning
30 days
Litter size
3.4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
5
Inter-litter interval
40 days
Weight at birth
2.315 g
Weight at weaning
10.5 g
Adult weight
25 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0481 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
67%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.7ºC or 98.1ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.3070 W
Body mass
33.1 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.009275 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180291
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 89101
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