AnAge entry for Callospermophilus lateralis

Classification (HAGRID: 02756)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Callospermophilus
Species
Callospermophilus lateralis
Common name
Golden-mantled ground squirrel
Synonyms
Spermophilus lateralis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild, these animals appear to live up to 7 years [0633]. One captive specimen lived 10.4 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
637 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
30 days
Weaning
37 days
Litter size
5.12 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.94
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
6.26 g
Weight at weaning
74.2 g
Adult weight
157.6 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0411 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
98%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 36.3ºC or 97.3ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.9670 W
Body mass
249.6 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003874 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 930305
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 76772
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