AnAge entry for Hylobates muelleri

Classification (HAGRID: 03232)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
60 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 1079
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

A wild born male named "Nippy" was about 60 years of age when he died in captivity; possibly he died of a stroke and had multiple signs of ageing at the time of death, including worn teeth, muscle atrophy and degenerative lesions in the liver, kidney and heart [1079].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
207 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
1,080 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
5,765 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
326%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 573077
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9588
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