AnAge entry for Tamias quadrivittatus

Classification (HAGRID: 03615)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Tamias
Species
Tamias quadrivittatus
Common name
Colorado 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 up to 8 years in the wild [0511].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
319 days
Male sexual maturity
319 days
Gestation
31 days
Weaning
46 days
Litter size
4.4 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
2.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
70 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0238 days-1 (from Gompertz function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180201
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 45469
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