AnAge entry for Tamias minimus

Classification (HAGRID: 03613)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Tamias
Species
Tamias minimus
Common name
Least chipmunk
Synonyms
Eutamias minimus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One wild born specimen was about 10 years of age when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
30 days
Weaning
44 days
Litter size
4.9 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
2.3 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
44.1 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
114%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 37.0ºC or 98.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.3490 W
Body mass
49.3 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.007079 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180195
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 45468
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