AnAge entry for Phalanger orientalis

Classification (HAGRID: 02990)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Diprotodontia
                Family: Phalangeridae
                    Genus: Phalanger
Species
Phalanger orientalis
Common name
Gray cuscus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals. One captive animal lived 4.1 years [0671], but further studies are necessary before the maximum longevity of these animals can be correctly estimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,500 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552685
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 42473
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