AnAge entry for Glaucomys sabrinus

Classification (HAGRID: 03567)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Glaucomys
Species
Glaucomys sabrinus
Common name
Northern flying squirrel
Synonyms
Sciurus sabrinus, Pteromys canadensis, Sciurus hudsonius

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In captivity these animals may live up to 14.2 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
210 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
40 days
Weaning
68 days
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
5.5 g
Weight at weaning
39.74 g
Adult weight
149 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0088 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
135%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180169
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 45482
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