AnAge entry for Spalacopus cyanus

Classification (HAGRID: 02742)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Octodontidae
                    Genus: Spalacopus
Species
Spalacopus cyanus
Common name
Coruro

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
10.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One female lived 10.8 years in captivity until it disappeared [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
80 days
Weaning
Litter size
2.4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.8
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
8.9 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
98 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
109%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.5ºC or 97.7ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.5610 W
Body mass
126.2 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004445 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 584786
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Taxonomy ID 61880
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