AnAge entry for Hoolock hoolock

Classification (HAGRID: 02428)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Hylobatidae
                    Genus: Hoolock
Species
Hoolock hoolock
Common name
Hoolock gibbon
Synonyms
Hylobates hoolock

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One animal caught as an adult was over 41 years of age when it died in captivity. Severe tooth erosion was reported [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,556 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
709 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.3
Inter-litter interval
1,080 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
6,875 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
217%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 944281
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