AnAge entry for Histrionicus histrionicus

Classification (HAGRID: 00345)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Histrionicus
Species
Histrionicus histrionicus
Common name
Harlequin duck
Synonyms
Anas histrionicus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
14.6 years (wild)
Source
ref. 427
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these animals have been known to live up to 14.6 years [0427], but possibly they can live significantly longer. The sexual maturity is attained at about 1 year of age, but the breeding success is low until they are at least 5 years old [0445].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
28 days
Clutch size
6 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
32.9 g
Adult weight
561.25 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 175149
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Taxonomy ID 68165
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