AnAge entry for Struthio camelus

Classification (HAGRID: 02184)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Struthioniformes
                Family: Struthionidae
                    Genus: Struthio
Species
Struthio camelus
Common name
Ostrich

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
50 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
111,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
69.6339 W
Body mass
100000.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.000696 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174375
Animal Diversity Web
ADW account
Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8801
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