AnAge entry for Theristicus caerulescens

Classification (HAGRID: 01079)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Pelecaniformes
                Family: Threskiornithidae
                    Genus: Theristicus
Species
Theristicus caerulescens
Common name
Plumbeous ibis
Synonyms
Harpiprion caerulescens

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen was still alive after 7 years in captivity [0649].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
1,500 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 563411
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 1118847
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