AnAge entry for Ictidomys tridecemlineatus

Classification (HAGRID: 02770)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Ictidomys
Species
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus
Common name
Thirteen-lined ground squirrel
Synonyms
Spermophilus tridecemlineatus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived 7.9 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
354 days
Male sexual maturity
225 days
Gestation
28 days
Weaning
33 days
Litter size
7 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
3.24 g
Weight at weaning
16 g
Adult weight
172.7 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
73%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 35.7ºC or 96.3ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.9830 W
Body mass
198.4 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004955 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 930308
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 43179
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