AnAge entry for Pseudomys australis

Classification (HAGRID: 02709)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Pseudomys
Species
Pseudomys australis
Common name
Australian native mouse
Synonyms
Pseudomys auritus, Mus lineolatus, Pseudomys minnie, Hapalotis murinus, Paraleporillus stirtoni, Pseudomys minnie flavescens

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Two males lived more than 7.9 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
145 days
Male sexual maturity
180 days
Gestation
31 days
Weaning
26 days
Litter size
3.1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
4 g
Weight at weaning
12.5 g
Adult weight
65 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0278 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
85%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 585487
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Taxonomy ID 187268
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