AnAge entry for Sciurus granatensis

Classification (HAGRID: 02798)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Sciurus
Species
Sciurus granatensis
Common name
Red-tailed squirrel

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild, one female was reported to live at least 7 years [0630]. One captive male lived at least 11.5 years at San Diego Zoo [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
61 days
Litter size
1.93 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.95
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
9.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
374 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
95%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632427
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 226870
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