AnAge entry for Trichosurus arnhemensis

Classification (HAGRID: 02992)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Diprotodontia
                Family: Phalangeridae
                    Genus: Trichosurus
Species
Trichosurus arnhemensis
Common name
Northern brush-tailed possum

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals, but one captive specimen lived to be 10 years of age [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
180 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.8
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
470 g
Adult weight
1,300 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552694
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 175811
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