AnAge entry for Thrichomys apereoides

Classification (HAGRID: 02602)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Echimyidae
                    Genus: Thrichomys
Species
Thrichomys apereoides
Common name
Brazilian spiny rat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
7 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
178 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
94 days
Weaning
46 days
Litter size
3.1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2.5
Inter-litter interval
97 days
Weight at birth
21.1 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
373.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
57%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 37.6ºC or 99.7ºF
Basal metabolic rate
1.1530 W
Body mass
323.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003570 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 584860
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 43327
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