AnAge entry for Lemur catta

Classification (HAGRID: 03246)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Lemuridae
                    Genus: Lemur
Species
Lemur catta
Common name
Ring-tailed lemur

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
37.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

One 37.3 year old female was still alive in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
595 days
Male sexual maturity
912 days
Gestation
135 days
Weaning
152 days
Litter size
1.1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.9
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
70.6 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
2,555 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
229%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 572872
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9447
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