AnAge entry for Psittacula krameri

Classification (HAGRID: 02130)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Psittacula
Species
Psittacula krameri
Common name
Ring-necked parakeet

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
34 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 575
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One specimen lived for 34 years in captivity [0575]. In captivity, these animals have been known to breed from about 2 years of age [0979].

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 177650
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9228
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