AnAge entry for Thomomys mazama

Classification (HAGRID: 03340)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Geomyidae
                    Genus: Thomomys
Species
Thomomys mazama
Common name
Western pocket gopher

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In the wild, these animals are expected to live up to 5 years [0542]. Little is known about their longevity in captivity.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
30 days
Weaning
Litter size
5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
75 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 180226
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 50723
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