AnAge entry for Ammospermophilus leucurus

Classification (HAGRID: 02747)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Ammospermophilus
Species
Ammospermophilus leucurus
Common name
White-tailed antelope squirrel

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Gestation
29 days
Weaning
66 days
Litter size
8 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.3
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
3.21 g
Weight at weaning
35 g
Adult weight
105 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0284 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
112%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 37.5ºC or 99.5ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.5110 W
Body mass
94.1 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.005430 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 180181
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 45488
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