AnAge entry for Vombatus ursinus

Classification (HAGRID: 03010)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Diprotodontia
                Family: Vombatidae
                    Genus: Vombatus
Species
Vombatus ursinus
Common name
Coarse-haired wombat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive animal was still alive when it was estimated to be at least 30 years old [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Gestation
27 days
Weaning
350 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
730 days
Weight at birth
0.5 g
Weight at weaning
5,700 g
Adult weight
25,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
130%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 552680
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 29139
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