AnAge entry for Ara rubrogenys

Classification (HAGRID: 02017)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Ara
Species
Ara rubrogenys
Common name
Red-fronted macaw

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
23 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 669
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One pair of animals was still breeding after 23 years in captivity [0669]. It has been reported that these animals can live up to 36.2 years in captivity [0979], which is possible but has not been verified; the same study reported that these animals can breed from about 3 years of age in captivity.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
470 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.13 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 177670
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 467030
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