AnAge entry for Sundamys muelleri

Classification (HAGRID: 02722)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Sundamys
Species
Sundamys muelleri
Common name
Mueller's giant Sunda rat
Synonyms
Rattus balmasus, Epimys borneanus, Mus chombolis, Epimys crassus, Rattus culionensis, Mus domitor, Mus firmus, Mus integer, Rattus pinatus, Epimys pollens, Epimys potens, Epimys sebucus, Epimys valens, Mus validus, Rattus victor, Rattus virtus, Rattus muelleri balabagensis, Epimys muelleri campus, Rattus muelleri credulus, Mus muelleri foederis, Rattus muelleri otiosus, Rattus validus terempa, Rattus muelleri waringensis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In the wild, longevity averaged about half a year but some captive animals have been known to live more than 2 years [0434].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
3.8 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
334 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 585582
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 83761
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