AnAge entry for Mandrillus sphinx

Classification (HAGRID: 03184)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Cercopithecidae
                    Genus: Mandrillus
Species
Mandrillus sphinx
Common name
Mandrill

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

There have been claims of animals living up to 46.3 years [0422], which is not impossible but has not been verified either. In captivity, the record longevity of this species belongs to one female that was still alive at age 40 [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,186 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
173 days
Weaning
354 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.8
Inter-litter interval
532 days
Weight at birth
613 g
Weight at weaning
3,000 g
Adult weight
23,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
176%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 573031
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Taxonomy ID 9561
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