AnAge entry for Ploceus cucullatus

Classification (HAGRID: 00944)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Ploceidae
                    Genus: Ploceus
Species
Ploceus cucullatus
Common name
Village weaver

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
24 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 985
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One study in captivity observed reproductive senescence in both males and females with the oldest animals capable of reproducing being one 19-year-old male and a 18-year-old female; the oldest specimen was a 24-year-old male [0985].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Clutch or litter size
Breedings per year
Weight at birth
Adult weight
36.2 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 562296
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 135448
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