AnAge entry for Leontopithecus chrysomelas

Classification (HAGRID: 03103)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Callitrichidae
                    Genus: Leontopithecus
Species
Leontopithecus chrysomelas
Common name
Golden-headed lion tamarin

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen lived for 21.3 years [0671]. Although these animals have been studied in captivity and are common in zoos, considering the longevity of similar species it is possible that maximum longevity is underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
535 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
166%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 572919
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 57374
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