AnAge entry for Quiscalus mexicanus

Classification (HAGRID: 01637)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Icteridae
                    Genus: Quiscalus
Species
Quiscalus mexicanus
Common name
Great-tailed grackle
Synonyms
Cassidix mexicanus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
12.5 years (wild)
Source
ref. 580
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Questionable
Observations

Considering the longevity of similar species, the maximum longevity of these animals could be significantly underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
13 days
Clutch size
3 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1.5
Weight at hatching
6.21 g
Adult weight
168.7 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.39 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 179109
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 64278
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