AnAge entry for Tamias amoenus

Classification (HAGRID: 02811)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Tamias
Species
Tamias amoenus
Common name
Yellow-pine chipmunk

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen lived 5.2 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Gestation
30 days
Weaning
44 days
Litter size
5.19 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
2.62 g
Weight at weaning
19 g
Adult weight
48.2 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0283 days-1 (from Gompertz function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 37.0ºC or 98.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.5000 W
Body mass
55.7 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.008977 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180190
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 64679
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