AnAge entry for Tupaia glis

Classification (HAGRID: 03631)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Scandentia
                Family: Tupaiidae
                    Genus: Tupaia
Species
Tupaia glis
Common name
Tree shrew

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
90 days
Male sexual maturity
90 days
Gestation
46 days
Weaning
36 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2.5
Inter-litter interval
45 days
Weight at birth
12.94 g
Weight at weaning
100 g
Adult weight
200 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
112%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 37.0ºC or 98.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.5220 W
Body mass
123.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004244 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 573220
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9395
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