AnAge entry for Sorex cinereus

Classification (HAGRID: 03654)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Soricomorpha
                Family: Soricidae
                    Genus: Sorex
Species
Sorex cinereus
Common name
Cinereus shrew

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals but they have been estimated to live up to 1.8 years [0610].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
154 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
19 days
Weaning
23 days
Litter size
6.22 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
0.28 g
Weight at weaning
3.5 g
Adult weight
4.3 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.216 days-1 (from Gompertz function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
312ºK or 38.4ºC or 101.1ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.2380 W
Body mass
5.2 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.045769 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 179929
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 36803
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