AnAge entry for Pseudantechinus macdonnellensis

Classification (HAGRID: 02905)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Dasyuromorphia
                Family: Dasyuridae
                    Genus: Pseudantechinus
Species
Pseudantechinus macdonnellensis
Common name
Fat-tailed marsupial mouse

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
7 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One captive specimen was at least 7 years old when it died [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
350 days
Male sexual maturity
350 days
Gestation
43 days
Weaning
106 days
Litter size
6 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
0.0123 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
32.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
84%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
307ºK or 34.2ºC or 93.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.1520 W
Body mass
43.1 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003527 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 552630
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9299
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