AnAge entry for Heliosciurus rufobrachium

Classification (HAGRID: 02769)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Heliosciurus
Species
Heliosciurus rufobrachium
Common name
Red-legged sun squirrel

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
8.7 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
2.7 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
326.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
73%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 36.0ºC or 96.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.7440 W
Body mass
230.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003235 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632369
Animal Diversity Web
ADW account (if available)
Encyclopaedia of Life
Search EOL
NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 1096448
Entrez
Search all databases
Ageing Literature
Search Google Scholar or Search PubMed
Images
Google Image search
Internet
Search Google