AnAge entry for Petaurista leucogenys

Classification (HAGRID: 03582)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Petaurista
Species
Petaurista leucogenys
Common name
Japanese giant flying squirrel

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen was still alive at 19.2 years of age [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
(viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,650 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
126%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632510
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 55156
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