AnAge entry for Anastomus lamelligerus

Classification (HAGRID: 00486)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Ciconiiformes
                Family: Ciconiidae
                    Genus: Anastomus
Species
Anastomus lamelligerus
Common name
African openbill

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

One animal was still alive after 7 years in captivity [0668]. Considering the longevity of similar species, however, maximum longevity is likely underestimated and more detailed studies necessary.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
1,081 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174903
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