AnAge entry for Funambulus pennantii

Classification (HAGRID: 02762)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Funambulus
Species
Funambulus pennantii
Common name
Northern palm squirrel

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen lived 5.1 years in captivity and was about 6-7 years old when it was sent out [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
234 days
Male sexual maturity
310 days
Gestation
40 days
Weaning
61 days
Litter size
3.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2.5
Inter-litter interval
150 days
Weight at birth
6.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
147.7 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632353
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 64681
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