AnAge entry for Sylvilagus nuttallii

Classification (HAGRID: 02240)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Lagomorpha
                Family: Leporidae
                    Genus: Sylvilagus
Species
Sylvilagus nuttallii
Common name
Mountain cottontail

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Knowledge regarding ageing in these animals is limited. One wild born specimen was about 7.4 years of age when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
121 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
30 days
Weaning
34 days
Litter size
3.6 (viviparous)
Litters per year
3.5
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
760 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
54%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 180126
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 50378
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