AnAge entry for Euoticus elegantulus

Classification (HAGRID: 03212)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Galagonidae
                    Genus: Euoticus
Species
Euoticus elegantulus
Common name
Western needle-clawed galago

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In captivity these animals have been estimated to live up to 15 years [0542], though there are no detailed longevity studies and hence maximum longevity is unknown.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
122 days
Weaning
60 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
182 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
315 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
1.2050 W
Body mass
261.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004608 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 572893
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 261736
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