AnAge entry for Colobus polykomos

Classification (HAGRID: 03165)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Cercopithecidae
                    Genus: Colobus
Species
Colobus polykomos
Common name
King colobus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive female was 33.9 years old when she died [0671]. Estimates of the age at sexual maturity range from 2 years [0455] to nearly 7 years [0610].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,642 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Gestation
185 days
Weaning
270 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.6
Inter-litter interval
442 days
Weight at birth
708.5 g
Weight at weaning
1,240 g
Adult weight
9,525 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
170%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 573037
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Taxonomy ID 9572
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