AnAge entry for Tamias ruficaudus

Classification (HAGRID: 03616)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Tamias
Species
Tamias ruficaudus
Common name
Red-tailed 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
335 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
31 days
Weaning
Litter size
5.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
75 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180202
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 123792
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