AnAge entry for Marmota vancouverensis

Classification (HAGRID: 03577)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Marmota
Species
Marmota vancouverensis
Common name
Vancouver marmot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 12.1 years of age when it died in captivity [0671]. Maximum longevity could be underestimated, though.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,186 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
30 days
Weaning
Litter size
3.3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.5
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
4,750 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
67%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180142
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 93167
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