AnAge entry for Phenacomys ungava

Classification (HAGRID: 02555)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Cricetidae
                    Genus: Phenacomys
Species
Phenacomys ungava
Common name
Eastern heather vole
Synonyms
Phenacomys celatus, Phenacomys latimanus, Phenacomys mackenzii, Phenacomys celatus crassus, Phenacomys ungava soperi

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

They have been reported to live up to 4 years [0610], but due to lack of detailed studies in this species maximum longevity is classified as unknown.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
38 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
23 days
Weaning
21 days
Litter size
4.9 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
2.4 g
Weight at weaning
10 g
Adult weight
27 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0554 days-1 (from Gompertz function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 552492
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 1003178
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