AnAge entry for Thylogale thetis

Classification (HAGRID: 02981)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Diprotodontia
                Family: Macropodidae
                    Genus: Thylogale
Species
Thylogale thetis
Common name
Red-necked pademelon

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
9 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One captive specimen lived 8.1 years [0671]. It also has been reported that these animals live up to 9 years [0522], which is possible.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
555 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
210 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
182 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
3,800 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
52%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 552758
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 442964
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