AnAge entry for Petaurista philippensis

Classification (HAGRID: 03585)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Petaurista
Species
Petaurista philippensis
Common name
Indian 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 wild born specimen was still alive in captivity at about 11 years of age [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
46 days
Weaning
91 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
56 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,652 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632514
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 89095
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