AnAge entry for Eulemur macaco

Classification (HAGRID: 02443)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Lemuridae
                    Genus: Eulemur
Species
Eulemur macaco
Common name
Black lemur
Synonyms
Lemur leucomystax, Lemur macaco niger

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
37.5 years (captivity)
Source
Thomas Brockmann, pers. comm.
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

A hybrid between a brown and a black lemur lived 39 years [0434]. One captive male was 37.5 years of age when he died in 2013 at Dresden Zoo (Thomas Brockmann, pers. comm.).

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
540 days
Male sexual maturity
266 days
Gestation
120 days
Weaning
Clutch or litter size
1.4
Breedings per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
70.1 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,467 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
232%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 572866
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Taxonomy ID 30602
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