AnAge entry for Thamnomys venustus

Classification (HAGRID: 02726)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Muridae
                    Genus: Thamnomys
Species
Thamnomys venustus
Common name
Thicket rat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen lived 5.8 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 585598
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