AnAge entry for Melanerpes carolinus

Classification (HAGRID: 01924)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Piciformes
                Family: Picidae
                    Genus: Melanerpes
Species
Melanerpes carolinus
Common name
Red-bellied woodpecker
Synonyms
Centurus carolinus, Centurus carolinus zebra, Centurus carolinus carolinus, Centurus carolinus perplexus, Centurus carolinus harpaceus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20.7 years
Source
Multiple references, please see bibliography below
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
12 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
2
Weight at hatching
8 g
Adult weight
72.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 178195
Animal Diversity Web
ADW account
Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 56083
Entrez
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Ageing Literature
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