AnAge entry for Eulemur fulvus

Classification (HAGRID: 03239)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Lemuridae
                    Genus: Eulemur
Species
Eulemur fulvus
Common name
Brown lemur

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived 35.5 years in captivity. Assuming it was received as an adult, it could have lived to the age of 37 or even more because its exact date of death is unknown. A hybrid between a brown and a black lemur reportedly lived 39.3 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
608 days
Male sexual maturity
548 days
Gestation
118 days
Weaning
153 days
Litter size
1.1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
537 days
Weight at birth
83.3 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
3,150 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
211%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.5ºC or 97.7ºF
Basal metabolic rate
4.2390 W
Body mass
2374.1 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001786 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 572864
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 13515
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