AnAge entry for Tscherskia triton

Classification (HAGRID: 02567)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Cricetidae
                    Genus: Tscherskia
Species
Tscherskia triton
Common name
Greater long-tailed hamster
Synonyms
Tscherskia albipes, Cricetulus arenosus, Asiocricetus bampensis, Cricetulus nestor, Asiocricetus yamashinai, Cricetulus triton collinus, Cricetulus triton fuscipes, Cricetulus triton incanus, Cricetulus triton meihsienensis, Cricetulus triton ningshaanensis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen lived 4.6 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
4.2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
5.2 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
25 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 632742
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 329627
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