AnAge entry for Selasphorus platycercus

Classification (HAGRID: 01157)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Apodiformes
                Family: Trochilidae
                    Genus: Selasphorus
Species
Selasphorus platycercus
Common name
Broad-tailed hummingbird
Synonyms
Selasphorus platycercus platycercus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

IMR
0.25/year
MRDT
Not yet available
Maximum longevity
14 years
Source
Multiple references, please see bibliography below
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
16 days
Clutch size
2 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
2
Weight at hatching
0.4 g
Adult weight
4.2 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 178038
Animal Diversity Web
ADW account
Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 240704
Entrez
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Ageing Literature
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