AnAge entry for Petrogale penicillata

Classification (HAGRID: 02975)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
14.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
540 days
Male sexual maturity
590 days
Gestation
30 days
Weaning
273 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
200 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
735 g
Adult weight
6,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
77%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 179924
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 54088
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