AnAge entry for Daubentonia madagascariensis

Classification (HAGRID: 02414)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Daubentoniidae
                    Genus: Daubentonia
Species
Daubentonia madagascariensis
Common name
Aye-aye
Synonyms
Lemur psilodactylus, Cheiromys madagascariensis laniger

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
32.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 1301
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

The Duke Lemur center reported a captive specimen aged 32.3 years [1301].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
882 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
165 days
Weaning
Clutch or litter size
1
Breedings per year
1
Inter-litter interval
760 days
Weight at birth
109 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,278 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
202%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 572886
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 31869
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