AnAge entry for Daubentonia madagascariensis

Classification (HAGRID: 03211)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived 23.3 years at Amsterdam Zoo [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
882 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
167 days
Weaning
197 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
912 days
Weight at birth
109 g
Weight at weaning
1,535 g
Adult weight
2,278 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
146%

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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