AnAge entry for Phodopus sungorus

Classification (HAGRID: 03487)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Phodopus
Species
Phodopus sungorus
Common name
Dzhungarian hamster

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
3.9 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One captive specimen lived 3.9 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
120 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
20 days
Weaning
21 days
Litter size
5.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
3.5
Inter-litter interval
40 days
Weight at birth
2 g
Weight at weaning
14.8 g
Adult weight
23.4 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
49%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 36.1ºC or 97.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.3130 W
Body mass
31.3 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.010000 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 632741
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 10044
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