AnAge entry for Sorex caecutiens

Classification (HAGRID: 02857)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Soricomorpha
                Family: Soricidae
                    Genus: Sorex
Species
Sorex caecutiens
Common name
Laxmann's shrew

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 589
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Anecdotal claims, which appear plausible, suggest that these animals may live over 3 years in captivity [0589].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
6.4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
3
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
5.4 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
47%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 633783
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 62276
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