AnAge entry for Planigale ingrami

Classification (HAGRID: 02901)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Dasyuromorphia
                Family: Dasyuridae
                    Genus: Planigale
Species
Planigale ingrami
Common name
Long-tailed planigale

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

One of the smallest mammals in the world, these animals appear to live up to 1.3 years in the wild. Their maximum longevity is unknown.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
90 days
Litter size
7 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
4.3 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 34.5ºC or 94.1ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.0650 W
Body mass
8.8 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.007386 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 552625
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 34895
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