AnAge entry for Purpureicephalus spurius

Classification (HAGRID: 01317)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Purpureicephalus
Species
Purpureicephalus spurius
Common name
Red-capped parrot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
15.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 669
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One specimen lived 15.3 years in captivity [0669]. 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
116 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 177560
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Taxonomy ID 336387
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