AnAge entry for Sylvilagus transitionalis

Classification (HAGRID: 02242)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
120 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
28 days
Weaning
16 days
Litter size
4.8 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2.5
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
30 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
902.6 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
67%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180127
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 60891
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