AnAge entry for Phyllotis darwini

Classification (HAGRID: 02558)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Cricetidae
                    Genus: Phyllotis
Species
Phyllotis darwini
Common name
Darwin's leaf-eared mouse
Synonyms
Mus boedeckeri, Mus campestris, Mus dichrous, Mus griseoflavus, Mus illapelinus, Mus megalotis, Mus melanotis, Mus melanonotus, Mus mollis, Mus platytarsus, Mus segethi, Phyllotis darwini fulvescens

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen lived 4 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 36.2ºC or 97.2ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.3330 W
Body mass
47.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.007085 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 633304
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 56232
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