AnAge entry for Scotinomys teguina

Classification (HAGRID: 02564)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Cricetidae
                    Genus: Scotinomys
Species
Scotinomys teguina
Common name
Alston's brown mouse
Synonyms
Akodon irazu, Akodon teguina apricus, Scotinomys teguina cacabatus, Scotinomys teguina endersi, Scotinomys teguina episcopi, Scotinomys teguina escazuensis, Scotinomys teguina garichensis, Scotinomys teguina leridensis, Scotinomys teguina rufoniger, Scotinomys teguina stenopygius, Scotinomys teguina subnubilis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen lived 3.7 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
34 days
Male sexual maturity
49 days
Gestation
31 days
Weaning
21 days
Litter size
2.8 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
31 days
Weight at birth
1.35 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
11.2 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 37.6ºC or 99.7ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.1740 W
Body mass
12.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.014500 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 633354
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 56236
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