AnAge entry for Tamias quadrimaculatus

Classification (HAGRID: 03614)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Tamias
Species
Tamias quadrimaculatus
Common name
Long-eared chipmunk

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, though they have been estimated to live over 8 years [0520].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
339 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
31 days
Weaning
Litter size
5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
86.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180200
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 123791
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