AnAge entry for Petaurista petaurista

Classification (HAGRID: 03584)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one captive specimen lived 10.9 years [0671]. There are also anecdotal reports of animals living over 16 years, which have not been confirmed.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
45 days
Weaning
68 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
56.3 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,750 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632513
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 55157
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