AnAge entry for Petrogale lateralis

Classification (HAGRID: 02974)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Diprotodontia
                Family: Macropodidae
                    Genus: Petrogale
Species
Petrogale lateralis
Common name
Black-footed rock wallaby

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals. They have been reported to live up to 12 years [0522], which is plausible but unverified. One captive specimen lived 9.3 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
4,200 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552750
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 54085
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