AnAge entry for Platycercus elegans

Classification (HAGRID: 01279)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Platycercus
Species
Platycercus elegans
Common name
Crimson rosella
Synonyms
Platycercus adelaidae, Platycerus elegans

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
26.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 669
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One specimen of the adelaidae subspecies lived 26.8 years in captivity [0669].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
124.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 554870
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 269190
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