AnAge entry for Selasphorus sasin

Classification (HAGRID: 01159)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Apodiformes
                Family: Trochilidae
                    Genus: Selasphorus
Species
Selasphorus sasin
Common name
Allen's hummingbird

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, though they have been reported to live up to 5.9 years in the wild [0427]. Considering the longevity of similar species, maximum longevity could be significantly underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.0685 W
Body mass
3.7 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.018522 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 178041
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 371924
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