AnAge entry for Lepilemur ruficaudatus

Classification (HAGRID: 02453)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Lepilemuridae
                    Genus: Lepilemur
Species
Lepilemur ruficaudatus
Common name
Red-tailed sportive lemur
Synonyms
Lepilemur pallidicauda

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen lived 7.6 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
595 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
136 days
Weaning
122 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
779 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 572879
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 78866
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