AnAge entry for Picoides scalaris

Classification (HAGRID: 01931)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Piciformes
                Family: Picidae
                    Genus: Picoides
Species
Picoides scalaris
Common name
Ladder-backed woodpecker
Synonyms
Dendrocopos scalaris

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but they have been reported to live up to 4.5 years in the wild [0579]. Considering the longevity of similar species, maximum longevity could be significantly underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
13 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
30.3 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 178260
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 165749
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