AnAge entry for Trichoglossus haematodus

Classification (HAGRID: 01325)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Trichoglossus
Species
Trichoglossus haematodus
Common name
Rainbow lorikeet

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
16.1 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 669
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Questionable
Observations

In captivity, these animals can live over 16.1 years. There is one anecdotal report of an animal living more than 32 years in captivity but it remains unconfirmed [0669]. Likewise, it has been reported that these animals can live up to 37.9 years in captivity [0979], but this has not been verified; the same study reported that these animals can breed from about 2 years of age in captivity.

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 177431
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 176049
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