AnAge entry for Reithrodon auritus

Classification (HAGRID: 02560)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Cricetidae
                    Genus: Reithrodon
Species
Reithrodon auritus
Common name
Bunny or coney rat
Synonyms
Reithrodon physodes

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive animal lived for 5.5 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
61 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
4.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
72.2 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
58%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.4280 W
Body mass
78.7 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.005438 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 633316
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 56234
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