AnAge entry for Eulemur macaco

Classification (HAGRID: 03240)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

A hybrid between a brown and a black lemur lived 39 years [0434]. One captive female was still alive after 36.2 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
548 days
Male sexual maturity
548 days
Gestation
127 days
Weaning
152 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
74.67 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
223%

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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