AnAge entry for Funambulus palmarum

Classification (HAGRID: 03561)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Rodentia
                Family: Sciuridae
                    Genus: Funambulus
Species
Funambulus palmarum
Common name
Indian palm squirrel

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen lived 5.5 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
34 days
Weaning
Litter size
2.75 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
100 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632352
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 226678
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