AnAge entry for Sylvilagus audubonii

Classification (HAGRID: 03034)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Lagomorpha
                Family: Leporidae
                    Genus: Sylvilagus
Species
Sylvilagus audubonii
Common name
Audubon's cottontail rabbit

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
7.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
164 days
Male sexual maturity
107 days
Gestation
29 days
Weaning
28 days
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
5
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
34.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
900 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
56%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 38.3ºC or 100.9ºF
Basal metabolic rate
2.5060 W
Body mass
686.9 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003648 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180122
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 30581
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