AnAge entry for Proechimys brevicauda

Classification (HAGRID: 02598)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Echimyidae
                    Genus: Proechimys
Species
Proechimys brevicauda
Common name
Andean spiny rat. Short-tailed spiny-rat
Synonyms
Proechimys bolivianus, Proechimys gularis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
6.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

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
285 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
58%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 584831
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