AnAge entry for Platacanthomys lasiurus

Classification (HAGRID: 02745)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Platacanthomyidae
                    Genus: Platacanthomys
Species
Platacanthomys lasiurus
Common name
Malabar spiny dormouse

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

One wild caught female lived 1.7 years in captivity [0434]. Without further studies, however, the maximum longevity of this species remains unknown.

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 632693
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