AnAge entry for Sekeetamys calurus

Classification (HAGRID: 03513)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Sekeetamys
Species
Sekeetamys calurus
Common name
Bushy-tailed jird

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived 7.3 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
2.9 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
65 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
78%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 37.5ºC or 99.5ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.2740 W
Body mass
63.6 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004308 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632996
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 298884
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