AnAge entry for Peroryctes raffrayana

Classification (HAGRID: 02269)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Peramelemorphia
                Family: Peramelidae
                    Genus: Peroryctes
Species
Peroryctes raffrayana
Common name
Raffray's bandicoot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Although one captive animal lived 3.2 years [0671], maximum longevity in this species is likely underestimated as even in the wild animals are expected to live over 3 years.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
90 days
Male sexual maturity
150 days
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
675 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
24%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552673
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 65628
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