AnAge entry for Callithrix pygmaea

Classification (HAGRID: 03102)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Callitrichidae
                    Genus: Callithrix
Species
Callithrix pygmaea
Common name
Pygmy marmoset

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
18.6 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

In captivity, these animals have been known to live up to 18.6 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
684 days
Male sexual maturity
638 days
Gestation
125 days
Weaning
91 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
171 days
Weight at birth
16 g
Weight at weaning
70 g
Adult weight
124 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
182%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 35.2ºC or 95.4ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.5990 W
Body mass
110.7 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.005411 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 572917
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9493
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