AnAge entry for Planigale gilesi

Classification (HAGRID: 02103)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Dasyuromorphia
                Family: Dasyuridae
                    Genus: Planigale
Species
Planigale gilesi
Common name
Paucident planigale

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals. They have been reported to live up to 5 years [0522], which is plausible but unverified.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
240 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
16 days
Weaning
75 days
Litter size
6.1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
341 days
Weight at birth
0.01 g
Weight at weaning
5.8 g
Adult weight
6.9 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 35.1ºC or 95.2ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.0580 W
Body mass
9.1 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.006374 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552626
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 32556
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