AnAge entry for Galago senegalensis

Classification (HAGRID: 03215)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Galagonidae
                    Genus: Galago
Species
Galago senegalensis
Common name
Senegal galago

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Although it has been argued that these animals live up to 18.8 years [0610], record longevity in captivity is 17.1 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
240 days
Male sexual maturity
300 days
Gestation
126 days
Weaning
89 days
Litter size
1.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
225 days
Weight at birth
12.2 g
Weight at weaning
100 g
Adult weight
192.2 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0169 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
156%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 37.9ºC or 100.2ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.7640 W
Body mass
171.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004455 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 572899
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9465
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