AnAge entry for Sminthopsis macroura

Classification (HAGRID: 02913)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Dasyuromorphia
                Family: Dasyuridae
                    Genus: Sminthopsis
Species
Sminthopsis macroura
Common name
Stripe-faced dunnart

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
4.9 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
119 days
Male sexual maturity
159 days
Gestation
12 days
Weaning
70 days
Litter size
4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
183 days
Weight at birth
0.01 g
Weight at weaning
7 g
Adult weight
20 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
63%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
306ºK or 33.3ºC or 91.9ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.1280 W
Body mass
20.6 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.006214 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552648
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9302
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