AnAge entry for Callospermophilus saturatus

Classification (HAGRID: 02757)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In the wild, these animals have lived at least 4 years, but their maximum longevity is probably much longer. They are sexually mature after they emerge from their first hibernation [0635].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
335 days
Male sexual maturity
335 days
Gestation
28 days
Weaning
43 days
Litter size
4.16 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
5.97 g
Weight at weaning
113.5 g
Adult weight
275 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.8490 W
Body mass
256.6 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003309 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 930304
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 99858
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