AnAge entry for Poliocitellus franklinii

Classification (HAGRID: 02786)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Poliocitellus
Species
Poliocitellus franklinii
Common name
Franklin's ground squirrel
Synonyms
Spermophilus franklinii

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived 7.2 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
327 days
Male sexual maturity
327 days
Gestation
28 days
Weaning
42 days
Litter size
7.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
9 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
459 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
57%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
2.1900 W
Body mass
607.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003608 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 930309
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 45470
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