AnAge entry for Cacajao melanocephalus

Classification (HAGRID: 03257)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Pitheciidae
                    Genus: Cacajao
Species
Cacajao melanocephalus
Common name
Black uakari

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen was about 20 years old when it died in captivity [0671]. Considering the longevity of similar species, however, maximum longevity could be considerably underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
639 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,935 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 572984
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 70825
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