AnAge entry for Melanerpes formicivorus

Classification (HAGRID: 01926)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Piciformes
                Family: Picidae
                    Genus: Melanerpes
Species
Melanerpes formicivorus
Common name
Acorn woodpecker

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
17.2 years (wild)
Source
ref. 427
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
694 days
Male sexual maturity
766 days
Incubation
14 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
2
Weight at hatching
4.7 g
Adult weight
79.7 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.7370 W
Body mass
73.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.010096 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 178189
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 211600
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