AnAge entry for Alouatta pigra

Classification (HAGRID: 02305)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Atelidae
                    Genus: Alouatta
Species
Alouatta pigra
Common name
Mexican black howler monkey
Synonyms
Mycetes villosus, Alouatta palliata luctuosa

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals. There are no records of animals living more than 8 years in captivity [0671]. It has been estimated that they live up to 20 years [0422], which is possible but unconfirmed.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
187 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
480 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
7,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 572940
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 182253
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