AnAge entry for Cercopithecus mitis

Classification (HAGRID: 03153)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Cercopithecidae
                    Genus: Cercopithecus
Species
Cercopithecus mitis
Common name
Blue monkey

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
37.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One 37.8 year old specimen was still alive in captivity [0671]. One study in the wild found that females can live over 33 years [1091].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,673 days
Male sexual maturity
1,673 days
Gestation
132 days
Weaning
315 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.5
Inter-litter interval
515 days
Weight at birth
366.4 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
9,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
192%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 37.5ºC or 99.5ºF
Basal metabolic rate
19.2760 W
Body mass
8648.7 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002229 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 573005
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 36225
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