AnAge entry for Cynomys gunnisoni

Classification (HAGRID: 03558)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Cynomys
Species
Cynomys gunnisoni
Common name
Gunnison's prairie dog

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, though it has been estimated that they live over 10 years [0520].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
30 days
Weaning
46 days
Litter size
4.4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
900 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 180184
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 45479
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